Tag Archives: Rep. Betty McCollum

November 3rd 2016

Great Lakes Update from Washington, D.C.

Two pieces of news from Washington, D.C. which may be of interest to folks in the Great Lakes region, both of which pertain to the reconciliation process that is starting for the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA). Bipartisan group … Continue reading

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October 27th 2016

Action Alert: Urge U.S. House Members to support Water Resources and Development Act

A letter is being circulated by the Great Lakes Task Force in the U.S. House in support of the Water Resources and Development Act and proposals that would benefit the Great Lakes. Two different versions of the Water Resources and Development … Continue reading

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April 26th 2016

U.S. House Passes Vital Great Lakes Bill

Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition urges Senate to Act to ensure that the national maintains commitment to Great Lakes ANN ARBOR, MICH. (April 26, 2016)—The U.S. House today passed by voice vote the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2016, … Continue reading

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December 16th 2015

Federal Budget Advances Key Great Lakes Priorities, Will Benefit Millions of People

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (December 16, 2015)—The U.S. House and Senate last night released the 2016 federal omnibus budget, which advances several Great Lakes priorities to protect clean drinking water, keep beaches open, and restore fish and wildlife habitat that are … Continue reading

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January 9th 2015

Coalition to Congress: Pass Great Lakes Bill

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (January 8, 2015)—Today U.S. Rep. David Joyce (R-Ohio) is introducing the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2015, a bill that authorizes the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million annually over the next five years. The … Continue reading

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