|Protect Lake Michigan and the Other Great Lakes|
|State & Local|
|Written by League Women Voters WI, Andrea Kaminski|
|Tuesday, 14 March 2017 10:16|
The Federal budget proposed by President Trump would cut funding to preserve and improve our area's fresh water treasure from $300 million to $10 million. Stand up for the lakes with the a plan from the League of Women Voters.
MADISON - Funding for the Great Lakes is cut by 97% in President Trump’s proposed budget, from $300 million to $10 million. Only $10 million for projects in eight states surrounding all five Great Lakes means that virtually no restoration, protection or research projects will be possible to ensure the future of our natural treasures.
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