Editorials respond negatively to Obama’s 2015 budget cuts to Great Lakes programs

The President released his 2015 budget last week and both the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the Clean Water State Revolving Fund received cuts. The GLRI was cut back by $25 million and the Clean Water SRF was cut by $430 million. Regional editorial writers have reacted to the proposed cuts with dismay. You can read some of the clips below.

Now is not the time to cut federal funding for Great Lakes

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Detroit Free Press

 

Obama’s budget: More politics than policy, it still has some pluses

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Pittsburgh Post Gazette

 

Obama’s budget: It’s more of a political than a policy blueprint, but it includes some good ideas that ought to become law

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Toledo Blade

 

Proposed cuts to Great Lakes programs a very bad deal

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The Marquette Mining Journal

 

Pathway to prosperity includes some potholes: President’s budget would affect Western New Yorkers in mixed ways

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The Buffalo Spectrum

 

Same-sex marriage, war against blight in Flint and Obama’s budget proposal make political headlines

By: Jack Lessenberry
Michigan Radio

 

Our view: Orchids and onions

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Herald Times Reporter

 

 

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