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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

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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

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September 9th 2012

Final Agenda Posted, Closing Plenary to Feature Obama, Romney Campaign Officials

The 8th Annual Great Lakes Restoration is around the corner, and we’ve posted the final agenda (pdf).  Check it out. You’ll find sessions on restoration success stories and cutting edge issues such as Asian carp. Don’t miss the closing plenary, … Continue reading

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February 13th 2012

Coalition: President Obama’s Budget ‘Keeps Great Lakes Restoration on Track’

ANN ARBOR (Feb. 13, 2012) – President Barack Obama released his 2013 budget today, which contains $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative –maintaining funds for the program at the level appropriated by the U.S. Congress in the fiscal … Continue reading

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February 7th 2012

Coalition to Next President: Commit to Action on Great Lakes, Asian Carp

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (February 7, 2012) – In a pledge sent to election committees of former Speaker Newt Gingrich, Rep. Ron Paul, Gov. Mitt Romney, former Sen. Rick Santorum and President Barack Obama, the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is … Continue reading