Tag: Soo Locks

Washington, DC Update: Soo Locks and Trade Policy

From March 13-14, 2019, the Chamber Alliance’s Director of Government Relations Kent Wood attended the annual Washington, DC fly-in with the Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition. While in the nation’s capital, Kent had the chance to meet with federal officials about a number of…

Statement from NM Chamber Alliance on President Trump’s Support of Soo Locks

On Wednesday, May 2nd, Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance Director of Government Relations Kent Wood issued the following statement in response to the comments of President Donald Trump regarding the construction of a new large Soo Lock. Sault Ste. Marie, MI – “On behalf of…

MIRS: Will Trump Move The Ball On Soo Locks Upgrade?

  From MIRS, January 30, 2017 Almost everyone agrees the Soo Locks in the Upper Peninsula need to be upgraded. Modernizing the locks won’t be cheap, however, and so far Congress hasn’t approved funding for the work. But there are signs that might change…

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