Kasich Signs Lake Erie Funding Bill

This week Governor Kasich signed Senate Bill 299, the bill which was approved by the House and Senate to provide funding for Lake Erie and the battle against toxic algae blooms.

The bill includes $3.5 million to the Department of Agriculture for soil and water conservation districts and another $20 million in capital funding that has no specified purpose. Governor Kasich indicated at the signing that the dollars will be used in conjunction with his newly signed Executive Order targeting nutrient runoff into Lake Erie. 7/12/2018