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ICR Collegiate Career Fair: The New Era of Finding Talent in a Hybrid World

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

​Given the growing workforce shortage and retainment issues in our current economy, the Economic Alliance was approached and enc… Read More

Be Prepared for November Election Day

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​Tuesday, November 2 is Election Day 2021. Voters will make decisions on local elected officials, as well as decide on two impor… Read More
Category: Public Policy
Tags : Public Policy

Solutions for a Future-Forward Workforce

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​It’s no secret that the workforce has seen peaks and valleys in the last year and a half. Workers, managers and community leade… Read More

Vote "Yes" for Linn County Gaming License on Nov. 2

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​In 2013, Linn County voters overwhelming approved gaming in Linn County. That vote had a sunset of eight years, which makes 202… Read More

Reflecting the City in Art: New Murals Bring Color and Perspective to Downtown

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​ConnectCR is a grassroots effort that started as two separate projects—the revitalization of Cedar Lake and the construction of… Read More

2021 Farmers Market Season Creates Positive Economic Impact

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​The community was more than ready to break out of the pandemic hibernation and breathe a sense of normalcy. One of the first ev… Read More

Electronic Billing Coming Soon

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance is converting its membership dues billing to electronic invoicing. Instead of your mail… Read More
Category: Membership
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Paving for More Progress - Vote to Keep the Penny in Place for our Streets

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​On November 2, Linn County residents will vote on whether to extend the one-cent local option sales tax. In Cedar Rapids, this … Read More

Mandatory 10-Digit Dialing Takes Effect in October

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

This month all businesses in the 319 and 515 area codes must convert to 10-digit dialing for local numbers. Anyone calling withi… Read More
Category: Membership
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