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ImpactCR Engages With Young Professionals in a Time of Social Distancing

Economic Alliance | Jun 01, 2020

For a group that relies heavily on in-person events, the young professionals program ImpactCR is getting creative to stay engage… Read More

Spring Blooms on the Way for Czech Village/New Bohemia District

Economic Alliance | Jun 01, 2020

​Spring blooms are on the way for the Czech Village/New Bohemia Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID)! This s… Read More

Economic Alliance Supports Bipartisan Bill to Increase Postsecondary Education for Incarcerated Individuals

Economic Alliance | Jun 01, 2020

​Criminal justice reform is often a public policy topic that creates interest among a wide range of organizations and advocacy g… Read More

Parkway Improvements Coming to First Avenue in the MedQuarter

Economic Alliance | Jun 01, 2020

​After completing a significant parkway improvement project along 10th Street SE from Fifth Avenue to Eighth Avenue SE last year… Read More

Business Expansion Projects Move Forward in the Face of Coronavirus

Clarissa Koch | Jun 01, 2020

​While no industry has gone untouched in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, a number of business expansion projects that bega… Read More

MedQuarter Regional Medical District Shows Gratitude to Health Care and Essential Workers

Economic Alliance | Jun 01, 2020

As Iowa’s only medical district, the MedQuarter is filled with many health care and essential workers on the frontline of the CO… Read More

Iowa’s Hemp Act Approved by USDA, Iowa Farmers Can Grow Hemp in 2020 Growing Season

Economic Alliance | Jun 01, 2020

Hemp production may usher in a whole new industry in Iowa, with impacts reaching far beyond the producers and manufacturers of t… Read More
Category: Public Policy
Tags : Public Policy

ICR Career Collective Offers Rapid Response for Regional Workforce Needs

Economic Alliance | Jun 01, 2020

​In March, ICR IOWA launched the ICR Career Collective, an initiative designed to offer a rapid response to the changing regiona… Read More

From Our Executive Director: Moving Forward on Recovery, Even Without all of the Answers

Economic Alliance | Jun 01, 2020

​Twelve years ago, this region beat the odds when it came to disaster recovery. National statistics showed that only 60% of busi… Read More
Category: Membership
Tags : Membership, COVID-19

The Economic Alliance and Business Partnership Release COVID-19 Recovery State Policy Focus

Economic Alliance | May 28, 2020

​The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and the Iowa City Area Business Partnership’s advocacy strategies remain focused on pr… Read More

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