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Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada is a Big Deal for Iowa

Sep 12, 2019

​The continued success of manufacturing and other industries in Iowa depends on all of us using our collective voice to urge Con… Read More
Category: Public Policy
Tags : Trade, USMCA

Community Gathers to Discuss Child Care Shortage & Determine Solutions

Sep 11, 2019

There’s a child care shortage in Iowa. On average, one in two children go without access to affordable, quality child care. Our … Read More

New Mural in Greene Square Pays Homage to the American Discovery Trail

Economic Alliance | Sep 11, 2019

​Did you know that Cedar Rapids is part of a 6,800+ mile trail that spans across the country? It’s called the American Discovery… Read More

Hemp in Iowa: What the Economic Alliance is Working On

Economic Alliance | Sep 11, 2019

​Hemp in Iowa. It’s a topic on many farmers’ and businesses’ minds. In the 2019 Iowa legislative session, Senate File 599 establ… Read More

MedQuarter Celebrates Accomplishments Over the Last Eight Years

Economic Alliance | Sep 11, 2019

Of the three self-supported municipal improvement districts (or SSMIDs, as we often refer to them) in Cedar Rapids, the MedQuart… Read More

Announcing the 2019 BRAVO Award Recipients

Economic Alliance | Sep 11, 2019

The annual breakfast gathering celebrating locally-owned businesses and community organizations, Good Morning, Cedar Rapids! is … Read More

Young Professionals: Apply for ImpactCR Board Open in September

Aug 30, 2019

Could you be the next ImpactCR Advisory Board member? During the month of September, young professionals can apply to join the t… Read More

Policy by Day, Community Brag by Night: 2019 Iowa Chamber Alliance Retreat

Aug 28, 2019

The Economic Alliance had the privilege last month of hosting a three-day retreat of the Iowa Chamber Alliance, a non-partisan c… Read More

Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada is a Big Deal for Iowa

Aug 28, 2019

The continued success of manufacturing and other industries in Iowa depends on all of us using our collective voice to urge Cong… Read More

Eight Storm Drains Transformed into Colorful Murals With an Important Message

Aug 28, 2019

​If you’ve walked through Downtown Cedar Rapids lately, you may have noticed eight storm drains have been transformed into educa… Read More

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