Tag Archives: Great-Lakes-Congressional-Task-Force

April 2nd 2013

Updated Sign Ons: Great Lakes Supporters in Congress Push for Funding in 2014 Budget

Update: Thanks to Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Paul Tonko (D-NY), Alcee Hastings (D-FL), and Steve Israel, (D-NY) for recently signing on! U.S. Representatives John Dingell (D-MI), Dan Benishek (R-MI), Louise Slaughter (D-NY), Sander Levin (D-MI) and David Joyce (R-OH) are leading an … Continue reading

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March 26th 2013

Great Lakes Supporters in Congress Push for Funding in 2014 Budget

U.S. Representatives John Dingell (D-MI), Dan Benishek (R-MI), Louise Slaughter (D-NY), Sander Levin (D-MI) and David Joyce (R-OH) are leading an effort to maintain funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million in the fiscal year 2014 budget. … Continue reading

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November 4th 2011

U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy Named as Great Lakes Task Force Co-chair

This week the Northeast-Midwest Institute named U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) a co-chair of the Great Lakes Congressional Task Force, a bi-partisan, bicameral group that works to enhance the economic and environmental well-being of the Great Lakes.

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November 11th 2010

Great Lakes Programs Need Champions in New Congress

Republicans and a handful of Tea Party candidates were swept into office last week, promising to cut federal spending and scale back the size of the federal government. Candidates pledged to wield the budget scythe to eliminate earmarks. Several beltway … Continue reading

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January 20th 2010

White House Welcomes A Meeting With Great Lakes Governors

Today, the White House responded positively to the Great Lakes Governors request for a summit on the Asian carp threat. “While we have been working with state officials on an ongoing basis, we would welcome a meeting with Great Lakes … Continue reading

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