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A group of experts, including the Council's John Austin, Brian Hanson, and Alex Hitch explain why now is the time to rise to a new political, economic, and social challenge rooted in growing regional inequalities.
If Biden and a new Congress deliver a long overdue (and now urgent) infrastructure agenda focused on sustainability, equity and a clean energy future for the United States, it can both reinvigorate the Midwest and support national economic growth.