Great Lakes Collaboration Implementation Act

January 26th 2009

Is Obama Committed to Saving the Great Lakes?

The Detroit Free Press asked HOW’s Andy Buchsbaum to write an essay about his hopes and fears for the Barack Obama presidency. Andy used this opportunity to wax poetic about the importance of saving the Great Lakes for future generations … Continue reading

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September 17th 2008

Time to release the Fuss Busters

What is all this fuss over the Great Lakes? That seems to be the line some folks are taking since presidential hopeful Barack Obama’s released his plan to restore the lakes. The story has been picked up across the region and thrust … Continue reading

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September 15th 2008

Change is in the Air

Both presidential candidates are talking about change and so are we. We represent voters in eight states, five of which are swing states, so it does seem to matter what we think. After three years, eight state legislatures approved the … Continue reading

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February 1st 2008

McCain Signs Pledge, State Houses Demand Others Follow Suit

Arizona Sen. John McCain is the first Republican presidential candidate to sign the pledge to support and fully fund restoration of the Great Lakes. McCain joins both Democratic frontrunners, Sens. Barack Obama (Ill.) and Hillary Clinton (N.Y.) in making this committment. This … Continue reading

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January 14th 2008


The word is in, at least from the Mitt Romney camp – he recognizes the Great Lakes as a national treasure, but he stops short of signing the Congressional pledge for restoration. However, word on the street is that John … Continue reading

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