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The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers are pleased to announce that the October 2019 edition of the Compass newsletter is now available.

Articles in this issue of The Compass:

* A Mes…

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Governors & Premiers Adopt Resolution on Brandon Road

On July 8, 2019, the Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers adopted a resolution stating that the Conference will support Illinois in its nonfederal sponsorship role by enga…

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Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers Announce Steps to Protect Our Water and Grow Our Regional Economy

 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin - The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers gathered today for their 2019 Leadership Summit. The Governors and Premiers announced a series of ac…

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Evers, DeWine to Lead Conference of Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers

The Conference of Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers on January 17, 2019 named its new leadership team.  Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers will serve as Chair and Ohio Governor Mike DeWine …

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Governor Pritzker welcomed to GSGP Board of Directors

On January 14, the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers welcomed Illinois Governor JB Pritzker as a member of the GSGP Board of Directors.

Governor Pritzker was elected Governor on Novem…

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Governor DeWine welcomed to GSGP Board of Directors

On January 14, the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers welcomed Ohio Governor Mike DeWine as a member of the GSGP Board of Directors.

Governor DeWine was elected Governor on November 6,…

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Governor Walz welcomed to GSGP Board of Directors

On January 7, the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers welcomed Minnesota Governor Tim Walz as a member of the GSGP Board of Directors.

Governor Walz was elected Governor on November 6, …

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GSGP Welcomes Governor Evers to Board of Directors and as new GSGP Chair

On January 7, the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers welcomed Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers as a member of the GSGP Board of Directors.  Governor Evers will also serve as the new Chair …

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Governor Whitmer welcomed to GSGP Board of Directors

On January 1, the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers welcomed Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer as the newest member of the GSGP Board of Directors.

Governor Whitmer was elected Gov…

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Celebrating the Compact’s 10 Years of Protecting the Great Lakes

October 3, 2018--Today marks the tenth anniversary of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact being signed into law by former President George W. Bush on October 3, 2008. 

 

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"Water in Its Place" Anniversary Video

As part of the ten-year anniversary of the passage of the Compact, we encourage you to watch "Water in Its Place," a video commemorating the tenth anniversary of the signing of the Great Lakes-St. Law…

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Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers Launch "Cruise the Great Lakes"

INITIATIVE AIMS TO BRING MORE CRUISE PASSENGERS TO GREAT LAKES

(MACKINAC ISLAND, MI) August 30, 2018 – Against the backdrop of a cruise ship docked at Mackinac Island, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder t…

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Smart Ships Action Plan Released

On August 10, the Governors and Premiers released a Smart Ships Action Plan. The action plan includes policy recommendations for the federal governments, states and provinces, and industry to help the…

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Regional Coalition Calls for Review of US Great Lakes Pilotage

On July 10, a regional coalition comprising government, industry, and ports called upon the US federal government to undertake a comprehensive review of the US Great Lakes maritime pilotage system. Th…

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Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers Add Five "Least Wanted" AIS

On May 4, 2018, the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers announced five additions to the list of “least wanted” aquatic invasive species. In 2013, the Governors and Premiers released the …

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2016-2017 Annual Report Available

The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers 2016-2017 Annual Report is now available. Over the past twelve months, the Governors and Premiers propelled a forward-looking agenda to grow the r…

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Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers Open Three New Trade Offices

The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers recently celebrated the opening of three new international trade offices in the Arab Gulf, South East Asia and South Korea. The trade offices loca…

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Great Lakes USA Increases Markets and Membership

The Great Lakes USA (GLUSA) is the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors’ and Premiers’ regional tourism consortium in the USA.  GLUSA’s goal is to promote, foster and encourage travel to and within …

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Global Reach Expanded

The  Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers recently celebrated the opening of three new international trade offices in the Arab Gulf, South East Asia and South Korea. The trade offices l…

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Great Lakes Governors and Premiers advance Aquatic Invasive Species "Least Wanted" Actions

The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers have identified the “least wanted” aquatic invasive species (AIS) that present an imminent threat to the Great Lakes St. Lawrence River region. In…

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