Tag Archives: President Barack Obama

March 4th 2014

Obama Budget Cuts Core Great Lakes Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama released his proposed 2015 budget today, which contains cuts to core Great Lakes programs. The Obama Administration is recommending $275 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – a cut of $25 million from … Continue reading

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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

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January 27th 2011

Mayor to President Obama: ‘Fund Great Lakes Restoration Initiative’

The Grand Rapids Press is reporting the following encounter between President Barack Obama and Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell, who was in Washington D.C. for the U.S. Conference of Mayor’s Annual Conference. Heartwell said he was among a dozen mayors … Continue reading

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February 4th 2010

Michigan AG Asks Court To Reconsider Lock Closure; Study Shows Illinois Exaggerated Economic Impact

Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox has filed a new motion with the US Supreme Court asking for an immediate injunction to close Chicago-area locks because the Court did not have all the information (ie that Carp eDNA was already in … Continue reading

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January 16th 2010

US Supreme Court Makes No Move to Stop Asian Carp

For the second time in two weeks, the US Supreme Court chose not to deal with the state of Michigan’s request for an injunction to close the locks that threaten to let the Asian Carp into Lake Michigan via the … Continue reading

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