Tag Archives: Sen. Al Franken

October 23rd 2017

U.S. Senators Ask Office of Management and Budget to Fund GLRI at $300 Million in FY19

Thirteen Great Lakes Senators sent a letter to the White House Office of Management and Budget yesterday asking it to support $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in next year’s presidential budget request.  As the letter points out: … Continue reading

Comments Off on U.S. Senators Ask Office of Management and Budget to Fund GLRI at $300 Million in FY19
March 7th 2017

Action Alert: Urge Senators to Sign On to Protect the Great Lakes

The letter has now closed. You can read it here. On the heels of the rumored, drastic cuts to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and other important environmental programs, the Senate Great Lakes Task Force is circulating this letter to … Continue reading

Comments Off on Action Alert: Urge Senators to Sign On to Protect the Great Lakes
March 23rd 2015

Action Alert: Urge Congress to Restore Farm Bill Conservation Funding

UPDATE: The current sign on list now includes Sens. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Al Franken (D-Minn.), and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.). As we’ve written about previously, President Obama’s proposed budget for FY2016 cut funding to Great Lakes programs, including the Great … Continue reading

Comments Off on Action Alert: Urge Congress to Restore Farm Bill Conservation Funding
February 13th 2015

Coalition Supports New Great Lakes Bill

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (February 12, 2015) – The Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Coalition is supporting a new bill in the U.S. Senate that would help bolster federal efforts to restore the Great Lakes, the source of 20 percent of … Continue reading

Comments Off on Coalition Supports New Great Lakes Bill