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The Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition is a collective of chambers of commerce across the Great Lakes region that jointly advocate on core policy issues, including water quality, immigration reform, trade, and transportation and infrastructure. Since its founding in 2008, the coalition has become a leading and effective voice on federal policy impacting the Great Lakes region.

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Current Issues

Together, these policy priorities, if advanced, will position the Great Lakes regional economy to become more resilient and inclusive. Our priorities are informed by the needs of Great Lakes businesses and will help realize the business community’s vision of a thriving Great Lakes economy.

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Talent Attraction

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Preparing the Workforce of the Future

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Investing in Infrastructure and Public Transportation

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Great Lakes Restoration

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Targeted COVID-19 Relief

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Great Lakes Innovation Economy

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Balanced Trade Policy


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Supporting Place-Based Immigration in the Great Lakes Region

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