White House

September 13th 2012

Conference ends with a ‘presidential forum’ of one

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition planned to wrap up its 8th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference in Cleveland with a presidential candidate forum. But the campaign of Mitt Romney declined to participate in the forum. The campaign of President … Continue reading

Comments Off
September 12th 2012

Cleveland, Toledo Editorial Boards Push Obama, Romney on Great Lakes

Two prominent editorial boards are pushing President Bush and Governor Romney on their Great Lakes platforms. Editorials appearing today in The Plain Dealer (Cleveland) and The Blade (Toledo) are calling on the presidential contenders to maintain restoration funding and to … Continue reading

Comments Off
September 11th 2012

Youngstown Vindicator: Obama, Romney Need to Champion Lake Erie, Great Lakes

The Youngstown Vindicator published a powerful editorial yesterday, urging President Obama and Gov. Romney to champion Great Lakes issues as they campaign for votes in the vital Midwestern swing state of Ohio. “Given Ohio’s role as a swing state in … Continue reading

Comments Off
September 11th 2012

Wanted: A Great Lakes president

The 8th annual Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition’s Great Lakes Restoration conference kicked off Tuesday morning in downtown Cleveland. Campaign Director Jeff Skelding opened the conference by celebrating increased federal funding for Great Lakes programs and calling on the presidential … Continue reading

Comments Off
July 24th 2012

Ohio Voters on Asian Carp – Where’s Obama, Romney?

The Cleveland Plain Dealer featured a graphic on its editorial pages this weekend that President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney should pay attention to. The graphic is based on a statewide poll of Ohio voters and their attitudes on … Continue reading