State and Provincial Legislative Tracker

Updated May 2, 2023

The GLLC tracks state and provincial legislation related to the Great Lakes and water quality. Sharing information among legislators is a key part of the Caucus’s mission to take coordinated regional action on policies that affect water quality and access to clean water for the residents, businesses, and industries in the Great Lakes states and provinces.

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State and Provincial Legislation in the News

A Look Back at Great Lakes Legislation: The 2021-2022 Session

During the 2021-2022 legislative session, the GLLC tracked more than three hundred pieces of legislation in the Great Lakes states and provinces related to our five issues areas: aquatic invasive species, coastal communities, nutrient management, toxic substances, and water consumption. one-third of the 2021-2022 bills and resolutions were introduced or co-sponsored by GLLC members. Of…

Quarterly webinar gives annual overview of federal, state/provincial legislation

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…