Push to open Great Lakes waterways year-round

United States Representative Mike Gallagher visited Sturgeon Bay to tout his new bipartisan legislation, which aims to ensure the Great Lakes are navigable for commerce throughout the winter. Gallagher pointed out that the current system, relying on the US Coast Guard for limited travel, dates back to the 1930s. Gallagher says that it is imperative to increase the number of icebreakers on Lake Michigan.

The full video of Gallagher touting the Great Lakes Winter Commerce Act is below.

Representative Gallagher discusses new legislation

US Representative Mike Gallagher visited Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Saturday to discuss the Great Lakes Winter Commerce Act, among other subjects.

Posted by Door County Daily News.com on Saturday, February 15, 2020
Representative Gallagher discusses new legislation

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