As we approach August recess, Congress has a full plate, including financial reform, unemployment benefits, climate change and the confirmation of Elena Kagan. Meanwhile, members are anxious to close down the session and hit the campaign trail in the critical midterm elections.
Brookings expert Thomas Mann answered your questions on the upcoming Congressional agenda in a live web chat moderated by POLITICO.
“The 21st century has revalued these small geographies. That’s what the 21st century demands,” Katz said, noting that these days, “[w]e aren’t innovating in isolated business parks” in the suburbs.