This month, several members of the House of Representatives have been circulating a letter that urges President Obama to request funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million in Fy2017. With a week left to go, the letter has 41 co-signers. If your representative is not on the list below, please urge them to sign on to the Dear Colleague letter.
So far there are 41 cosigners: Reps. Sander Levin (D-Mich.), David Joyce (R-Ohio), Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Dan Benishek (R-Mich.), Gwen Moore (D-Wis.), Shelia Jackson Lee (D-Texas), Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), Mark Pocan (D-Wis.), Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), Robert Dold (R-Ill.), Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.), Brian Higgins (D-N.Y.), Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.), Mike Kelly (R-Pa.), Tim Walz (D-Minn.), Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.), Rick Nolan (D-Minn.), Candice Miller (R-Mich.), Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), Peter Visclosky (D-Ind.), Bobby Rush (D-Ill.), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), Dan Kildee (D-Mich.), Grace Meng (D-N.Y.), Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.), Ron Kind (D-Wis.), Jim Renacci (R-Ohio), Reid Ribble (R-Wis.), John Conyers (D-Mich.), Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.), Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.), Chris Collins (R-N.Y.), John Katko (R-N.Y.), Bill Foster (D-Ill.), John Moolenaar (R-Mich.), and Steve Israel (D-N.Y.).
You may contact your Member of Congress via the Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121.