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Facing the future: Political realities of working across borders

Front and Center's regional call in, Facing the Future, discussed cooperation between Great Lakes cities, states and provinces. But how possible is that sort of cooperation on a political level?

Scott Reske and Carol Coletta joined Steve Edwards to discuss the political realities: Who is working together? Who is competing? What do we need to do to move forward?

Scott Reske is an Indiana Congressman and retired Marine focused on revamping the state’s economy through regional collaboration.

Carol Coletta is former President of CEO’s for Cities, a network of  national leaders rethinking the next generation of American Cities. She is currently president of ArtPlace, a group pushing the arts as an engine for economic revitalization.

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