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Trade Agreement Goes into Effect July 1

Economic Alliance | Jun 22, 2020

​In late April, United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer notified Congress that the new US-Mexico-Canada (USM… Read More
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Downtown Gets a Boost from Groups Eager to Create a Welcoming and Clean Environment

Economic Alliance | Jun 22, 2020

​Two programs this summer will work to make Downtown Cedar Rapids a safe, welcoming, and clean environment for residents and vis… Read More

Announcing the LFS Adult Class of 2021

Economic Alliance | Jun 22, 2020

​Each year, 35 of the area’s next generation of leaders embark on a 10-month journey known as the Leadership for Five Seasons (L… Read More

Ignite ICR Regional Summer Internship Program Goes Virtual

Economic Alliance | Jun 22, 2020

​Ignite ICR is a program for interns and college students in Iowa City/Cedar Rapids (ICR) to connect to our region, our business… Read More

Child Care Shortage Advocacy Work Continues

Economic Alliance | Jun 22, 2020

​The Economic Alliance, along with business leaders, daycare providers, higher education professionals, members of rural communi… Read More

Advocacy Strategies Remain Focused

Economic Alliance | Jun 22, 2020

​It seems more like five years ago rather than five months ago when the Economic Alliance joined with our partners from Iowa Cit… Read More
Category: Public Policy
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Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market Announces Drive-Thru Markets for Remaining Season Dates, Cancels Market After Dark

Economic Alliance | Jun 16, 2020

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance today announced that all remaining dates of the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market pr… Read More

Rally C.A.P. Initiative Launches to Champion and Protect Local Businesses and Arts and Culture Amenities from Impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Economic Alliance | Jun 08, 2020

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance today announced Rally C.A.P. (Champion and Protect), a new initiative to champion a loc… Read More

Committed to Doing More

Jun 05, 2020

​Our nation has seen conversations and demonstrations in response to years of inequality and oppression. As an organization that… Read More
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