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May Rountable with Congresswoman Hinson & Economic Alliance Members Provide Tangible Examples of Obstacles for Employment

Economic Alliance | Jun 30, 2021

​To directly connect Economic Alliance members with legislative representatives, the Economic Alliance occasionally hosts small … Read More
Category: Public Policy
Tags : Public Policy

Legislative Session Brings Successes, Yet Work Remains

Economic Alliance | Jun 30, 2021

​The Iowa Legislature brought an end to the first session of the 88th Iowa General Assembly on May 19, 2021. The session ended … Read More
Category: Public Policy
Tags : Public Policy

Continuous Improvement on Quality of Life - Local Option Sales Tax Renewal

Economic Alliance | Jun 30, 2021

​Last month the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance hosted Linn County supervisors and area mayors as they announced their supp… Read More

Your Economic Alliance Membership with Benefits: Posting an Event

Economic Alliance | Jun 30, 2021

​If your business or organization holds regularly scheduled or upcoming programs and events, your membership allows you the oppo… Read More
Category: Membership
Tags : Membership

Economic Alliance Staff & Members Participate in Global Conversation

Economic Alliance | Jun 30, 2021

In May, Economic Alliance staff and members took part in an executive roundtable hosted by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition … Read More
Category: Public Policy
Tags : Public Policy

MedQuarter Marketing Campaign Highlights District Businesses and Encourages People to Seek Health Care

Economic Alliance | Jun 30, 2021

​During the height of the pandemic, the MedQuarter Regional Medical District’s Branding & Marketing Committee knew businesses we… Read More

Analysis on Iowa's Population Growth

Economic Alliance | Jun 30, 2021

​The recent 2020 Census figures show Iowa’s population at 3,190,369, having grown 4.7% over the last decade. At first glance thi… Read More

Downtown SSMID Unveils Fresh New Look

Economic Alliance | Jun 30, 2021

​The Downtown Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) recently debuted a fresh, new look for Downtown Cedar Rapids… Read More

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market Returns for 2021 Season

Economic Alliance | Jun 30, 2021

​After more than a year of remaining in our homes to stay safe, we are thrilled to be able to bring back one of the community’s … Read More

Leadership for Five Seasons Adult Class of 2022 Announced

Economic Alliance | Jun 30, 2021

Each year, 35 of the area’s next generation of leaders embark on a ten-month journey known as the Leadership for Five Seasons (L… Read More

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