The Congressional Dear Colleague letter that has been circulating this past month has closed with 46 members of congress signing on to urge the President to support funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million in FY 2017. Thanks to those who signed on! The final list of members is below. Please join us in thanking those who signed on to support and protect our Great Lakes! The final text of the sign-on letter with signatures can be found here.
Minnesota Reps. Betty McCollum (D), Rick Nolan (D), Tim Walz (D), and Keith Ellison (D).
Wisconsin Reps. Gwen Moore (D), Mark Pocan (D), Ron Kind (D), Reid Ribble (R), and Sean Duffy (R).
Illinois Reps. Robert Dold (R), Dan Lipinski (D), Mike Quigley (D), Bobby Rush (D), Tammy Duckworth (D), Jan Schakowsky (D), Bill Foster (D), and Luis Gutiérrez (D).
Indiana Reps. Jackie Walorski (R), and Peter Visclosky (D).
Michigan Reps. Sander Levin (D), Dan Benishek (R), Brenda Lawrence (D), Debbie Dingell (D), Candice Miller (R), Dan Kildee (D), John Conyers (D), and John Moolenaar (R).
Ohio Reps. David Joyce (R), Marcy Kaptur (D), Tim Ryan (D), Marcia Fudge (D), Jim Renacci (R), and Bill Johnson (R).
Pennsylvania Reps. Mike Kelly (R), and Matt Cartwright (D).
New York Reps. Louise Slaughter (D), Brian Higgins (D), Grace Meng (D), Jerrold Nadler (D), Richard Hanna (R), Charles Rangel (D), Paul Tonko (D), Chris Collins (R), John Katko (R), and Steve Israel (D).
Texas Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D).