Tag Archives: Fiscal Year 2018

October 4th 2017

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 … Continue reading

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September 7th 2017

Washington Update: House Omnibus Amendments and Debt Ceiling Votes in the Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives has begun pushing through amendments to their omnibus spending bill, including: An amendment to restore funding for EPA’s Environmental Justice Program (Rep. Grijalva) An amendment to increase funding for EPA’s Lake Champlain program (Rep. Welch … Continue reading

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March 16th 2017

Trump Budget Eliminates Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Leaving Fate of Lakes in Hands of U.S. Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 16, 2017)—The Trump Administration’s budget released today eliminates the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a popular program responsible for cleaning up toxic pollution, restoring wildlife habitat, controlling invasive species and reducing runoff from cities and farms. The cuts … Continue reading

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February 7th 2017

Updated Action Alert: Extended Deadline to Urge Representatives to Support GLRI Funding

Read the final letter here. A letter in support of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative fiscal year 2018 funding is circulating in the House of Representatives and the deadline has been extended.  We’re asking Representatives in the Great Lakes region to sign … Continue reading

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February 6th 2017

Action Alert: Urge Representatives to Sign On to Support GLRI Funding

A letter in support of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative fiscal year 2018 funding is circulating in the House of Representatives.  We’re urging Representatives in the Great Lakes region to sign on to urge President Trump to include $300 million in … Continue reading

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