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Regional Priorities in 2021 Focus on Recovery

Economic Alliance | Dec 15, 2020

​As we approach the end of a challenging year and give way to a more promising 2021, our public policy work will remain focused … Read More
Category: Public Policy
Tags : Public Policy

Capital Investment Success During an Unforgettable Year in 2020

Economic Alliance | Dec 15, 2020

​Each year, the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance highlights the many ongoing and completed economic development projects in … Read More

7 Ways to Get Involved with the Economic Alliance in 2021

Economic Alliance | Dec 15, 2020

​Getting involved with a membership organization that traditionally emphasizes in-person networking and interactions may feel li… Read More

Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week is Back for 2021 With New Exclusive Carry-Out Menus

Economic Alliance | Dec 15, 2020

Mark your calendars for February 20. Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week 2021 is coming up! Unfortunately our kickoff event, Fork & Kni… Read More

Economic Alliance's Annual Meeting Goes Virtual with iBreakthrough

Economic Alliance | Dec 15, 2020

​The Economic Alliance’s Annual Meeting is our signature event where valued member businesses and regional champions come togeth… Read More

Mental Health Becomes Top of Mind for Business

Economic Alliance | Dec 15, 2020

​An unexpected, though not surprising, focus emerged from a discussion with business leaders last month. The Cedar Rapids Me… Read More
Category: Membership
Tags : Membership

Iowa Department of Revenue Releases Updated Sales Tax Guidance

Economic Alliance | Dec 14, 2020

2020 has been a challenging year for nearly everyone, especially for small businesses. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, man… Read More

Gov. Reynolds Signs New Proclamation Modifying Public Health Measures

Economic Alliance | Dec 09, 2020

Gov. Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that modifies existing public health measures designed to reduce … Read More

Guest Column: Iowans Can't Afford to Wait for Better Broadband

Economic Alliance | Dec 07, 2020

​When our lives moved online last March, many of us were able to shift quickly to this new remote landscape. Others were left be… Read More

Gov. Reynolds Announces COVID-19 Arts & Cultural Recovery Program

Economic Alliance | Dec 02, 2020

​Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs today announced the launch of an Iowa Arts & Cultural Recovery Pr… Read More

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