Tag Archives: Rep. David Joyce

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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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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May 18th 2015

Bad Bill Undermining Clean Water Act Protections Passes U.S. House

Last week, the U.S. House passed a bill that would deny clear Clean Water Act protections to waters that 1-in-3 Americans—more than 117 million people—depend on for safe drinking water. H.R. 1732, The Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015, passed … Continue reading

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April 24th 2015

Legislation Introduced for Great Lakes Coordinator on Algal Bloom Issues

On Wednesday, Representative Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) introduced legislation, H.R. 1923, that would require that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency appoint a coordinator for issues related to toxic algal blooms. The text of Rep. Ryan’s bill can be found here. Currently, … Continue reading

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