DSORe POLL s536

Results for POLL s535
Should counties have the option to tax an elaborate deer stand?
YES 25% | NO 50%  |  MAYBE 25%  |  UNDECIDED 0% |  OTHER 0%
IMPRESSIONS: 116  |  RESPONSES: 4  |  COMMENTS: 0
INSTANT SURVEY VOTE ON – POLL s536:

Should the Chicago Waterway System locks remain open for commerce?

Asian Carp… Chicago Waterway .. Close or Not?

Background: In July, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio and Pennsylvania filed a lawsuit in federal court to force the closure of the Chicago Waterway System locks in an effort to keep Asian carp out of Lake Michigan.

The court is scheduled to hear arguments in the case on September 7. A coalition of businesses and government agencies in Illinois, called Unlock Our Jobs, says the locks closure would have a crippling impact on Chicago and the entire Midwest region.

Unlock Our Jobs plans to testify against the lawsuit and argues that alternative measures stand a better chance of keeping the carp out of the Great Lakes.

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