In the wake of President Trump’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018, which zeroed out the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative among other critical programs, members of the U.S. House of Representatives are circulating a letter urging House Appropriators to restore funding to the GLRI. Read the sign on letter to appropriators here.
You may contact your Senator via the Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121. Reinforce the impact of your call on social media (list of Members of Congress’ twitter handles here).
Currently, 51 members have signed on to the letter. Reps. Rick Nolan (D-Minn.), Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), Tim Walz (D-Minn.), Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), Gwen Moore (D-Wis.), Ron Kind (D-Wis.), James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.), Mark Pocan (D-Wis.), Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.), Bill Foster (D-Ill.), Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Robin Kelly (D-Ill.), Bobby Rush (D-Ill.), Danny K. Davis (D-Ill.), Brad Schneider (D-Ill.), Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), Bill Foster (D-Ill.), Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.), Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), Sandy Levin (D-Mich.), Dan Kildee (D-Mich.), Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.), Jack Bergman (R-Mich.), Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.), Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.), Mike Bishop (R-Mich.), John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.), Dave Trott (R-Mich.), Paul Mitchell (R-Mich.), Dave Joyce (R-Ohio), Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), Jim Renacci (R-Ohio), Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio), Bill Johnson (R-Ohio), Michael Turner (R-Ohio), Steve Stivers (R-Ohio), Mike Kelly (R-Pa.), Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), Brian Higgins (D-N.Y.), Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.), Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.), Yvette Clarke (D-N.Y.), Elise Stefanik (D-N.Y.), Chris Collins (R-N.Y.), Ann McLane Kuster (D-N.H.), and Mark DeSaulnier (D-Calif.).