Mitchell Votes to Protect Great Lakes

July 19, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 6147, the Department of Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2019, which includes full funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI):


“Since coming to Congress, I have been a vocal advocate for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, and have worked each year to secure full $300 million funding for the initiative.  Our Great Lakes are a national treasure, and the GLRI supports critical projects that improve water quality, combat invasive species, protect the Great Lakes ecosystem, and more. I urge my colleagues in the Senate to do their job, and send this bill to President Trump for signature.”


The bill passed 217-199.