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Business Spotlight: Labor Finders

Economic Alliance | Mar 05, 2020

​Labor Finders, at 3200 16th Ave., Ste. C in Cedar Rapids, is an employment and staffing agency employing three full-time office… Read More

Construction Dive's 'mini megacities' to Watch: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Economic Alliance | Mar 04, 2020

From medical marijuana manufacturing to flood protection and infrastructure upgades, a range of diverse projects is fueling a ma… Read More

Economic Alliance Announces New Event Planner

Economic Alliance | Mar 03, 2020

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance announced on March 3, 2020 that Ellie Evans has been hired as the organization’s Event … Read More

Cedar Rapids Downtown SSMID Releases 2019 Annual Report

Economic Alliance | Feb 27, 2020

2019 was a successful year for Downtown, marked by several highly visible improvement projects. This Report reflects on a few of… Read More

Two Buy Local Initiatives See Success in 2019

Economic Alliance | Feb 26, 2020

​The impact of dollars spent locally was a common thread through which much of the Economic Alliance’s Business Support work was… Read More

Better Your Community By Serving on a City or State Board or Commission

Economic Alliance | Feb 26, 2020

​There’s power in the voices of the business community and our members! Amplify your voice by serving on a city or state board o… Read More

USMCA Success: Your Voices Make a Difference

Economic Alliance | Feb 26, 2020

​Congratulations to all Economic Alliance member companies and employees who contributed to the positive outcome of the United S… Read More
Category: Public Policy
Tags : Public Policy, USMCA

Census Data Used to Determine Federal Representation, Funding and More

Economic Alliance | Feb 26, 2020

​2020 is census year. The census gathers so much more than just population figures. Conducted every 10 years since 1790, our sys… Read More

Economic Alliance Annual Report for 2019

Economic Alliance | Feb 17, 2020

In 2019 we unveiled to you, our Economic Alliance members, a Strategic Plan that identified the primary focus for each of our fo… Read More

Youth Exercise Their Way into the End Zone and a Healthier Lifestyle with Iowa BIG Project with Cedar Rapids River Kings

Economic Alliance | Feb 17, 2020

​Iowa BIG is a partnership with area school districts that connects high school students with businesses to provide an experienc… Read More

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