Tag Archives: Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

January 16th 2018

Washington Update: Fiscal Year 2018 Deliberations

The potential for a government shut down draws closer as the current continuing resolution for fiscal year 2018 runs out on Friday. At issue are several points of contention: how to resolve the fate of 700,000 DACA (Deferred Action for … Continue reading

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September 8th 2017

Washington Update: Funding Discussions Continue in House and Senate

Debate on an eight-bill funding package continued late into the night as the U.S. House plowed through 68 amendments to the large funding bill.  The House continues debate on the remaining 156 amendments today.  The House won’t wrap up the … Continue reading

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September 1st 2017

Washington Update: U.S. House likely to consider funding bill next week

The U.S. Congress is set to return to Washington next week following its annual August break to a busy schedule.  With only a dozen legislative days free to work, the House and Senate’s tight schedule leaves little time to vote … Continue reading

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July 14th 2017

Weekly News Roundup: GLRI Funding, Line 5, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes restoration news: The Detroit News reports the U.S. House of Representatives released an appropriations bill this week that fully funds the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million. President Trump had … Continue reading

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June 20th 2017

Weekly News Roundup: GLRI Funding, Climate Change, and More

Here are some of the biggest Great Lakes restoration stories from last week:   WXYZ-TV reports on a resurgence of lake sturgeon in the Great Lakes, particularly in Lake St. Clair and the St. Clair River. Meanwhile, a recovery for … Continue reading

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