The Vital Center: A Federal-State Compact to Renew the Great Lakes Region

Britany Affolter-Caine, Bruce Katz, and
Bruce Katz Founding Director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab - Drexel University
John C. Austin
John C. Austin
John C. Austin Nonresident Senior Fellow - Brookings Metro

March 5, 2007

Bruce Katz, Vice-President of the Brookings Institution, and John Austin, Non-Resident Senior Fellow, briefed House and Senate staff members invited by the Great Lakes Congressional Caucus Leadership, on the federal policy implications emerging from the Great Lakes Economic Initiative, and the Vital Center Report.