By Todd Ambs, campaign director, Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition
On Monday, the Trump Administration released its proposed budget for 2019, which runs from October 1, 2018, through September 30, 2019. As was the case last year, the president’s proposed budget is a complete disaster for the Great Lakes and a non-starter for the millions of people in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York who rely on the lakes for their drinking water, jobs, and way of life.
The Trump Administration also released its infrastructure platform this week. You can read our initial thoughts here. We’ll have more to say on that in a few days.
In the meantime, here are some observations on the proposed Trump Administration budget.