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Kildee speaks out against possible Great Lakes funding cuts

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Congressman Dan Kildee said hundreds of thousands of jobs would be compromised if funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is eliminated.

President Trump’s proposed budget plan eliminates the 300-million dollar initiative that, for the past seven years, has been used to protect and maintain the Great Lakes. Continue reading

The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative was renewed for another five years earlier this week

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The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative was renewed for another five years. Congress will have have to approve spending every year to keep the program funded.

The initiative allows projects throughout the state to help reduce pollution, battle invasive species and monitor fisheries. Continue reading