Tag Archives: Sen. Tammy Duckworth

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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April 25th 2017

Senate Hears Testimony on Rule Vital to the Health of the Great Lakes

On Wednesday, April 25 at 10 a.m. eastern the Senate Environment and Public Works committee will hold a hearing on the Waters of the United States Rule, more commonly known as the Clean Water Rule. You can watch the hearing … 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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January 5th 2017

Great Lakes Washington Update

The 115th Congress convened on Tuesday with both the House and Senate swearing in new members.  The House also re-elected Paul Ryan to be Speaker of the House, among other administrative duties.  The schedules in both chambers this week looks … Continue reading

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