Trump rep Mike Budzik, past chief, Ohio Division of Wildlife under Ohio Gov. Bob Taft, and Clinton rep David Hayes, former deputy secretary, Department of Interior in Obama Administration, to attend candidate forum September 22.
SANDUSKY, OHIO. (September 19, 2016) – As the presidential race nears the home stretch, Great Lakes advocates are gathering in Sandusky, Ohio, to press Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump campaign officials to explain their Great Lakes platforms. The gathering is part of the 12th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference, hosted by the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, which attracts hundreds of people from the states of Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, New York, Indiana, Illinois, and Pennsylvania.
Representatives from the Clinton and Trump campaigns will attend a campaign forum on Thursday, September 22.
- At 9 a.m. Trump campaign representative Mike Budzik, past chief, Ohio Division of Wildlife under Ohio Gov. Bob Taft, will speak during the first 45-minute session.
- At 11:10 a.m. Clinton campaign representative David Hayes, former deputy secretary, Department of Interior in Obama Administration, will speak during the second 45-minute session.
- The Coalition will broadcast the sessions live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/healthylakes/
“Millions of people are counting on the next president of the United States to stand up for the Great Lakes,” said Todd Ambs, campaign director for the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition. “We look forward to hearing from Clinton and Trump representatives to learn how they intend to tackle the ongoing serious threats to the Great Lakes. It will be imperative for the next president to embrace a strong Great Lakes restoration platform to protect the drinking water, health, jobs, and way of life for the millions of people who call this region home.”