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Great Lakes Coalition Names Laura Rubin as Next Director

April 23, 2019

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition today named Laura Rubin as the next director for the Coalition. She will officially start on June 3, 2019.

Coalition and Member Organizations to Congressional Appropriators: Great Lakes Programs are Making a Difference

April 17, 2019

The Coalition and other Great Lakes advocates have sent letters to House and Senate Appropriators about Great Lakes programs for FY2020.

Coalition Opposes Trump Roll-back of Clean Water Protections

April 16, 2019

The Coalition and its member groups are opposing a move by the Trump Administration to roll back clean water protections across the country.

Washington Update: FY2020 Budget Discussions Continue

April 9, 2019

Members of the House and Senate appropriations subcommittees have been working on putting together their budget proposals.

Coalition Praises Members of Congress for Supporting Great Lakes Restoration Funding

March 28, 2019

59 Members of Congress have sent a letter to House appropriators requesting that full funding for the GLRI be restored in this year’s budget.

Take Action: Support Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding in FY20

March 21, 2019

Please reach out to your Representatives and ask them to support funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million in the FY20 budget.

Great Lakes Advocates Look to Congress to Restore Funding

March 15, 2019

Great Lakes advocates are turning to the U.S. Congress to restore funding to core clean water programs, following the release of President Trump’s budget.

Coalition: Trump Budget Fails to Deliver for Great Lakes, Communities

March 11, 2019

The Trump Administration’s budget fails Great Lakes communities, which depend on them for their drinking water, public health, jobs, and quality of life.

Great Lakes Advocates in D.C. to Support Clean Water

March 6, 2019

Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition urges Congress to boost federal clean water investments to ensure safe, affordable water.