Mayors to Congress: Boost Restoration Funding

Mayors from across the Great Lakes states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin are calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to restore Great Lakes funding.

In a letter sent today to Speaker of the House John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor Majority and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Cities Initiative is urging the House to fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $475 million.

The letter is signed by Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, vice chair of the cities initiative.

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