Nebraska Sen. John McCollister, co-chair Ohio Rep. Dave Greenspan, co-chair Indiana Rep. Karlee Macer, vice chair
The Midwestern Legislative Conference Economic Development Committee provides a forum for legislators to examine strategies for economic growth in individual states and the region as a whole. Legislators from the 11 member states of the MLC and four Canadian provinces serve on the committee. The committee is led by three committee officers: Nebraska Sen. John McCollister and Ohio Rep. Dave Greenspan, co-chairs; and Indiana Rep. Karlee Macer, vice chair.
If you have questions about the committee, please contact Laura Tomaka, CSG Midwest staff liaison to the committee.


Committee Co-Hosts July 30 Webinar on Expanding Broadband Access to Midwest's K-12 Students, Businesses and Communities


Committee Hosts May 21 Webinar on COVID-19

In the final installment of a six-part series held by the Midwestern Legislative Conference, the MLC Economic Development Committee hosted a webinar focusing on the intersection of the economy and the coronavirus pandemic. "Relief & Recovery: Strategies to Rebound from the Economic Downturn" take place on Thursday, May 21, at 11 am EDT/10 am CDT.


Committee Hosts Webinar Series: Transforming the Midwest Labor Force

The MLC Economic Development Committee is hosting a webinar series address workforce and labor market chalenges in the region.



2020 Committee Meeting in Detroit Canceled

Due to the impact of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic across the Midwest and around the world, CSG's MLC has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel the MLC's 75th Annual Meeting, which was scheduled to be held in Detroit, Michigan, on July 19-22, 2020.


Committee Meets in Chicago in 2019

The committee last met during the Midwestern Legislative Conference Annual Meeting, which was held in July in Chicago. An agenda from the 2019 meeting can be found below.


Committee Resources