The Midwestern Legislative Conference Economic Development Committee has been in existence since 1996. The committee provides a forum for Midwestern legislators to examine issues affecting the economic conditions of individual states within the Midwest and the region as a whole. It includes legislators from the 11 member states of the MLC and four Canadian provinces. Michigan Rep. Eileen Kowall and Nebraska Sen. Heath Mello serve as co-chairs of the committee.
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Committee to meet July 14
The MLC Economic Development Committee will next meet on July 14 in St. Paul, Minn., as part of the MLC Annual Meeting. A preliminary agenda will be posted soon. For more information, please contact Laura Tomaka, who serves as CSG Midwest staff liaison for the committee. Preliminary topics include a review and update on the MLC initiative to promote a regional economic growth network in the Midwest and an examination of the economic climate in the Midwest (business incentives, tax and regulatory
environments, labor markets and employment sectors).
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