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How States and Localities Can Get Off the Economic Development Treadmill

November 9, 2012
| Blogs & Op-eds

In an op-ed for Governing, Rob Atkinson emphasized that if state and local governments want to get off the treadmill and begin to make real progress, governors, county commissioners, mayors and other elected officials will need to make their voices heard and demand that Washington comes together in a bipartisan way to put in place a real national innovation and competitiveness strategy based on the "four Ts."