Tag Archives: Sen. Amy Klobuchar

April 30th 2018

Senators Support Full and Robust Water Infrastructure Funding

Water infrastructure in the Great Lakes region is crumbling, outdated, and leaking. According the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, over the next 20 years almost $180 billion is needed to repair and upgrade our drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. Nationally, the … Continue reading

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March 23rd 2018

Coalition: Budget a Victory for People, Great Lakes

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (March 23, 2018)—The U.S. House and Senate have passed the fiscal year 2018 budget, which now heads to the White House to be signed by President Trump. The budget contains strong funding for core Great Lakes restoration … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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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