Future Ready Iowa Act Becomes Law

Apr 03, 2018

​Governor Reynolds signed her signature workforce legislation on Tuesday, April 3. The Future Ready Iowa Act, also one of the Ec… Read More

Economic Alliance and Downtown SSMID Announce Executive Director

Mar 27, 2018

Jesse Thoeming has been hired as the new Cedar Rapids Downtown Executive Director. The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and … Read More

Timberline Manufacturing Awarded State Incentive for New Facility

Mar 23, 2018

Timberline Manufacturing, a Marion based contract manufacturer of electrical sub-assemblies, was awarded state tax incentives to… Read More

Public Policy Update - Future Ready Iowa Act on the Way to Become Law

Mar 23, 2018

The Future Ready Iowa Act (HF2458) is on its way to become law after both the House and Senate unanimously passed it. The Econom… Read More

Partnership with Kirkwood Community College Offers Members Discount on Professional Development Programs

Mar 12, 2018

​We're committed to providing members of all sizes and investment levels with high-quality programming connecting them to availa… Read More

Public Policy Update - State Tax Reform

Feb 23, 2018

On Wednesday, Senate Republicans in the Iowa legislature introduced their version of tax reform. You may recall that Governor Re… Read More

Economic Alliance Partners with Corridor Business Journal on New Monthly Report Insert

Feb 21, 2018

We're making changes to the way we provide valuable information to your business, based on your direct feedback! Several communi… Read More
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Public Policy Update: Governor Reynolds Tax Reform Proposal Released

Feb 16, 2018

The Economic Alliance is focused on public policy advocacy that supports the organization's other core functions: Business Suppo… Read More

Building Economic Growth Through Business Retention and Expansion Efforts in 2018

Jan 24, 2018

​If you are looking to expand, grow your workforce, find a new location or make team training and development a priority this ye… Read More
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Freund-Vector Corporation Will Construct New Technology Center at Marion Enterprise Center

Jan 19, 2018

On Friday, January 19, the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced Freund-Vector Corporation will receive state inc… Read More

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