Tag: Minnesota Catholic Conference

State Catholic conference opposes voter ID bills

State Catholic conference opposes voter ID bills

| February 3, 2011 | 8 Comments

It was standing room only for a House committee hearing on a proposal to require photo identification for voters.

For nearly two hours Thursday, supporters and opponents of two photo ID bills testified before the Government Operations and Elections Committee.

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Marriage, poverty among legislative priorities for state Catholic conference

Marriage, poverty among legislative priorities for state Catholic conference

| January 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

From their offices on University Avenue, just a short distance from the State Capitol, Father David McCauley and his small support staff at the Minnesota Catholic Conference are getting ready for the hard work that still lies ahead during this year’s legislative session.

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GOP controlled Legislature offers opportunities and challenges

GOP controlled Legislature offers opportunities and challenges

| November 17, 2010 | 2 Comments

The upcoming state legislative session presents “a mixed bag” for the concerns of Min­nesota’s Catholic bishops, said Father David McCau­ley, interim director of the Min­ne­sota Catholic Conference, the bishops’ public policy voice.

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