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Trump Budget Cuts to Great Lakes Programs a ‘Non-Starter’

February 12, 2018

The Trump Administration today released its proposed budget, which drastically cuts core Great Lakes programs as well as funding for the federal agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency, charged with implementing them.

Trump State of the Union, Great Lakes Restoration

January 30, 2018

Tonight, President Trump gives his first State of the Union address. Staff at the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition will analyze the address through the lens of federal Great Lakes restoration efforts.

Washington Update: Fiscal Year 2018 Deliberations

January 16, 2018

The potential for a government shut down draws closer as the current continuing resolution for fiscal year 2018 runs out on Friday.

Senate Interior Bill Maintains Great Lakes Funding

November 22, 2017

Today the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Appropriations released its funding bill for the Department of the Interior, EPA, and other related agencies. The bill provides:

Great Lakes Advocates to Gather in Buffalo, Urging Feds to Maintain Support for Lakes

October 9, 2017

As the U.S. Congress and Trump Administration debate the fate of core Great Lakes restoration programs, hundreds of advocates for the lakes prepare to gather in Buffalo, N.Y.