Businesses Drive Regionalism

Ian Scott attends a symposium sponsored by The Citistates Group on the topic of regionalism and comes away with a greater understanding of having an effect at the regional level.
December 19, 2011, 5am PST | Tim Halbur
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Regional success stories in Atlanta and Los Angeles were discussed, but the focus was on surmounting the disconnect between the regional economy and a weak regional government:

"Economic competitiveness can be the great unifier for regions. The downturn has compounded our challenges but it has also provided a rallying point for individuals with different political affiliations and groups with different agendas. We will disagree about a lot, but I think we can all agree that jobs, trade and investment are key priorities."

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Published on Saturday, December 17, 2011 in Citiwire.net
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