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February 27th 2008

Wisconsin Joins Michigan In Ballast Battle

Wisconsin has taken steps to join Michigan as the second state to regulate ballast water in the Great Lakes sending a clear signal to Washington that absent Congressional leadership and legislation, the state is prepared take the initiative to create … Continue reading

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December 11th 2007

Obama, Clinton Pick up the Gauntlet and Sign the Great Lakes Pledge

A few weeks ago, four Great Lakes Congressmen joined forces to challenge each presidential hopeful to take a pledge to make protecting and restoring the Great Lakes a priority of the winner’s administration. “As you work to craft your presidential … Continue reading

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December 10th 2007

Governor Doyle: Great Lakes Need To Be A Priority For Congress and The President

Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle has been credited with putting the green back into Wisconsin policies, and it appears he is trying to share the enthusiasm across the Great Lakes region. As Chair of the Council of Great Lakes Governors, Doyle, … Continue reading

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November 16th 2007

Local Party Officials Urge Candidates on Great Lakes

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (November 16)—Republican and Democratic Party officials in key counties in Michigan are calling on the 2008 presidential candidates to support Great Lakes restoration funding. Their call comes on the same day that State Sen. Patty Birkholz (R-Saugatuck … Continue reading

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November 7th 2007

Governors to Presidential Candidates: Support Great Lakes Restoration

ANN ARBOR, MI (November 8)—The governors of all eight Great Lakes states—home to many of the battleground states in next year’s presidential election—are expected today to urge candidates seeking the White House to support the restoration of the Great Lakes. … Continue reading

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