The GLLC legislative trackers are compiled by Tim Anderson at CSG Midwest. Contact Tim at firstname.lastname@example.org to share items for the federal tracker — especially federal legislation in Canada.
Please note: This federal legislative tracker will no longer be updated as of August 17, 2020.
Federal legislation related to the Great Lakes and water quality is important to the states and provinces. Key among the pieces of federal legislation that the Caucus follows are appropriations bills and authorizing legislation for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the U.S.
Currently, the federal tracker focuses exclusively on legislation in the U.S. Our goal is to broaden the scope by including Canadian federal legislation, as well.
Federal Legislation in the News
Members of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus got their annual update on federal, state and provincial legislation in a June 5 webinar. Matthew McKenna, director of the Great Lakes Washington Program at the Northeast-Midwest Institute, provided an overview of recent and pending federal legislation in the U.S. Congress, starting with the reality that “we’re […]