Thank you to 2019 MLC Annual Meeting Participants

Illinois Sen. Elgie Sims, Jr., the Illinois General Assembly and entire Midwestern Legislative Conference (MLC) thank everyone who participated in this year's MLC Annual Meeting — attendees, guests, sponsors and the meeting's many speakers. The meeting was held July 21-24 in Chicago. Led by Sen. Sims, chair of the MLC, Illinois legislators hosted hundreds of their legislative peers from the Midwest's states and peers.
The meeting featured many policy sessions on agriculture, criminal justice, cross-border trade, economic development and education,, health care, cross-border trade. Featured speakers included Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and best-selling author; Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative founder and executive director; Anna Palmer, senior Washington, D.C., correspondent for Politico; and Alan Lowe, executive director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
More information on the meeting, including policy resolutions passed by the MLC and Stateline Midwest coverage of the sessions, will be posted soon. Next year's MLC Annual Meeting will be held July 19-22 in Detroit.





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