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Resources Available to Learn More About Fair Chance Hiring

Economic Alliance | Jun 24, 2019

The Economic Alliance listens consistently for challenges local member businesses are facing. Workforce, both retention of quali… Read More

Ignite ICR: Regional Internship Programming Introduces Interns to ICR IOWA

Economic Alliance | Jun 24, 2019

Summer is officially underway, and interns from across the country are calling Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR) home during their su… Read More

Take Action Now: Trade Deal is Good for Iowa

Jun 21, 2019

The U.S., Canada, and Mexico signed a trade deal in November at the G20 summit in Argentina that would replace the 1993 original… Read More
Category: Public Policy
Tags : Public Policy, Trade, USMCA

Market After Dark Returns for Fifth Year

Jun 19, 2019

​Yes, it's true. This summer, marks five years of Market After Dark in Downtown Cedar Rapids! It's hard to believe we'll host th… Read More

Storm Drain Mural Project Returns to Educate on Storm Drain Pollutants

Jun 19, 2019

Ever wonder what happens to everything that goes down the storm drain? Well, it goes to the Cedar River. Many people assume that… Read More

Laborshed Study Shows We Are Moving in the Right Direction

Jun 12, 2019

​We know that workforce availability is a top concern for area employers. Every few years, Iowa Workforce Development completes … Read More

Funding for Future Ready Iowa Tops Iowa Legislative Session Achievements

Jun 11, 2019

​The Iowa Legislature hammered the gavel for the final time on April 27, bringing an end to the first session of the 88th Iowa G… Read More
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Celebrating Ten Years Since the Double LFS Class of 2009

Jun 10, 2019

​After the most devastating natural disaster in Cedar Rapids history, there was a heightened need to infuse the community with l… Read More

Make Us Your First Call When Considering an Expansion

Jun 10, 2019

A company I won't name has been a strong supporter of the Economic Alliance for many years. Company leaders generously devote ti… Read More

Four Topics We Communicate to Presidential Candidates

May 31, 2019

Iowans are used to a never-ending election season. It’s not unusual to hear from or see several presidential candidates in our s… Read More

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