Welcome to Better Communities Better Michigan – the Podcast!
The Michigan Municipal League is the one clear voice for Michigan communities, working in Lansing and throughout the state for the unique and vibrant places where people want to live. From state policy to cutting edge local initiatives, we’ll discuss issues that impact us all, and identify key strategies to promote highly adaptable, economically competitive communities that are ready to face the challenges of the 21st century and beyond.
What Are the Prospects for Action on Federal Policy Changes?
The environment in Washington DC has not been collaborative in recent years, to say the least. With some very critical issues which impact local communities on the table for action, we discuss what can be expected of Congress in the coming months. We speak with National League of Cities experts Carolyn Coleman, Center Director for Federal Advocacy and Leslie Wollack, Program Director for Federal Advocacy on Infrastructure and Sustainability, about what local leaders should expect and can do about federal policy action.