Tag: Great Lakes

Alliance Calls For Restoration Of Great Lakes Program

In a series of meetings with legislators and staff in Washington, DC, in early March, the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance urged legislators to reinstate $300 million in funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) – a program that infuses Michigan’s shoreline and water…

US House Passes WRDA Bill, Important To Great Lakes

The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed its massive Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), its marine infrastructure bill with many provisions impacting the Great Lakes.  The legislation was approved overwhelmingly, 399-25. “WRDA is legislation that touches the Great Lakes in so many ways,” said…

Great Win for the Great Lakes, Chamber Alliance

The Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition reached out to its members to support an appropriations amendment, and coalition officials said their effort paid off in a big way. The amendment, co-sponsored by Michigan Second District Congressman Bill Huizenga, takes $57.6 million from the Department…

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