2019 Federal Policy Priorities

January 17, 2019

With the support of Congress, the Great Lakes region continues to make progress toward protecting and restoring the Great Lakes. But we cannot be content with our progress so far. Much more remains to be done. The Alliance for the Great Lakes has identified key federal policy priorities for 2019. The priorities outlined in this document can have an immediate positive impact on the Great Lakes and the people who live, work, and play in the region.

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2020 federal agenda

whitePaper | March 9, 2020

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Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2021

whitePaper | November 3, 2021

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whitePaper | December 27, 2021

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Lock in your security maturity through strategic mainframe modernization

whitePaper | April 23, 2021

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whitePaper | June 1, 2022

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whitePaper | December 2, 2019

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