Tag Archives: Rep. John Katko

March 23rd 2017

Action Alert: Sign On to Urge Appropriators to Fully Fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

In the wake of President Trump’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018, which zeroed out the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative among other critical programs, members of the U.S. House of Representatives are circulating a letter urging House Appropriators to restore funding … Continue reading

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March 2nd 2017

Great Lakes Update: Specter of Drastic Budget Cuts Looms

We’re hearing that the Trump Administration’s proposed budget drastically slashes EPA funding—including the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative from $300 million to $10 million. See this twitter post from Rob Davis, an Oregon reporter. The leaked budget numbers likely come from the administration’s … 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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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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