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February 9th 2016

Obama Budget Cuts Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Today President Obama released his proposed budget, which includes cuts to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative from the current $300 million federal investment to $250 million. The budget marks the third year in a row that the president has recommended … Continue reading

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September 25th 2015

Bipartisan Support for GLRI Funding in FY2017

The Congressional Dear Colleague letter that has been circulating this past month has closed with 46 members of congress signing on to urge the President to support funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million in FY 2017. Thanks … Continue reading

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April 15th 2013

Coalition Calls on Congress to Maintain Momentum on Great Lakes Restoration

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (April 15, 2013) – Following the release of the Obama Administration’s 2014 budget, the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is urging the U.S. Congress to maintain support for Great Lakes programs that are protecting drinking water, safeguarding … Continue reading

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April 10th 2013

Coalition: Obama Budget Keeps Great Lakes Restoration on Track

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to get $300 million in 2014 budget ANN ARBOR, MICH. (April 10, 2013) – President Barack Obama released his 2014 budget today, which maintains support for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million. The program … Continue reading

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March 6th 2013

Advocates to Obama Administration, Congress: Maintain Great Lakes Restoration as a Priority

As the Obama Administration and U.S. Congress work to forge a federal budget, more than 125 Great Lakes advocates are in the nation’s capitol today and tomorrow to urge public officials to maintain Great Lakes restoration and protection as a … Continue reading

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