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Senators seek answers on border wall impact on local projects

 

January 18, 2019



By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

Michigan’s two senators are looking for answers regarding whether any Great Lakes projects could be impacted by President Donald Trump’s effort to build a wall on the southern border.

Citing a National Public Radio story that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been asked to identify projects that could be canceled or delayed to free up funding for a border barrier, Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters wrote a letter to R.D. James, the assistant secretary of the Army (Civil Works) on Monday.

“We write to request an update on any intentions by...



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