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Closely Monitoring Tumultuous Cedar Rapids MSA Labor Force metrics

Economic Alliance | Jan 29, 2021

Labor force is the estimated number of people living in our region who are either working or actively looking for work. Logicall… Read More

Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week 2021 Celebrates Eating Local

Economic Alliance | Jan 29, 2021

​Who doesn’t love trying delicious dishes from local hot spots? Mark your calendars for Restaurant Week 2021! On Saturday, Febru… Read More

2021 Legislative Session Has Kicked Off

Economic Alliance | Jan 29, 2021

The 89th Iowa General Assembly has convened, and the Economic Alliance is well prepared for the weeks ahead. Likewise, we’ve als… Read More
Category: Public Policy
Tags : Public Policy

2021 Economic Alliance Strategic Focuses

Economic Alliance | Jan 29, 2021

​During the Annual Meeting on January 28, Economic Alliance Executive Director, Doug Neumann, laid out the strategies developed… Read More

Gov. Reynolds Signs New Proclamation Modifying Public Health Measures

Economic Alliance | Dec 16, 2020

The proclamation requires social distancing and reasonable public health measures for many social, community, business, or leisu… Read More

ICR IOWA Pivots Focus to External Regional Marketing

Economic Alliance | Dec 16, 2020

​The ICR Iowa Board recently announced changes to the regional organization that began in 2016 as a Joint Venture between the Io… Read More

Buy. Give. Grow. Aims to Champion and Protect Local Businesses During the Holiday Season & Beyond

Economic Alliance | Dec 16, 2020

​The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance’s recently-announced Buy. Give. Grow. initiative, presented by GreenState Credit Union… Read More

ImpactCR Welcomes New Advisory Board Members

Economic Alliance | Dec 16, 2020

​The ImpactCR Board of Advisors welcomed six new members, while saying goodbye to four to close out 2020. The board recently hel… Read More

MedQuarter's Commitment to Community Mental Health

Economic Alliance | Dec 15, 2020

​How often have you heard the phrase ‘COVID fatigue’ in the last couple of weeks? Yes, it’s a thing. As Iowa, and the nation… Read More

Get $50 Back to Participating Establishments and Retailers!

Economic Alliance | Dec 15, 2020

​Recently, Downtown CR Dollars launched to provide stimulus and incentives for shopping locally in downtown Cedar Rapids. Our co… Read More

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