Tag Archives: Rep. Chris Collins

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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March 16th 2016

Record number of representatives urge appropriators to restore Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding

A letter circulating in the House of Representatives since February in response to President Obama’s proposed budget closed on Monday with a record number of 55 signatories. The president’s budget would cut $50 million from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative–a popular program … Continue reading

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March 7th 2016

Action Alert: Sign-on Letter Circulates to Restore Great Lakes Funding

With cuts to Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding in President Obama’s budget request for FY 2017, members of the U.S. House of Representatives are circulating a dear colleague letter to restore funding. The bipartisan dear colleague asks that members sign … Continue reading

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