Tag Archives: Rep. Louise Slaughter

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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March 2nd 2017

Action Alert: Sign On Letter to Urge Trump Administration to Allow Army Corps to Finish Study, Protect Great Lakes

The alert has ended with 26 Representatives signing on. Those who joined after this alert was sent out include Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Dan Kildee (D-Mich.), Sandy Levin (D-Mich.), Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), and Mike Kelly (R-Pa.). You … Continue reading

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February 6th 2017

Action Alert: Urge Representatives to Sign On to Support GLRI Funding

A letter in support of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative fiscal year 2018 funding is circulating in the House of Representatives.  We’re urging Representatives in the Great Lakes region to sign on to urge President Trump to include $300 million in … Continue reading

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December 12th 2016

Coalition Applauds Great Lakes Investments in Bill

Congress authorizes $1.5 billion in Great Lakes restoration over five years, funding for Flint, Mich., to replace lead pipes to restore clean drinking water. Ann Arbor, Mich. (December 10, 2016) – In a major victory for the people, businesses, and … Continue reading

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