Washington Update: Budget Resolutions

This week the U.S. House and Senate will work on FY18 budget resolutions.  The full House is expected to debate its resolution starting Wednesday.  The Senate Budget Committee will mark up its version this week as well. There is a potential for cuts to non-defense...

Washington Update: July 18

The House Committee on Appropriations is expected to debate the FY18 funding bill for the Department of the Interior, EPA, and other agencies later on Tuesday.  The bill funds key Great Lakes priorities, including: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative: $300 million...
Budget Deal Preserves Great Lakes Support

Budget Deal Preserves Great Lakes Support

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (May 1, 2017) – The U.S. House and Senate agreed on a 2017 budget to fund the federal government through September 30. The budget—which maintains funding for core Great Lakes programs—comes amid threats by the Trump Administration to cut funds for...