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Federal Stimulus Bill Includes Assistance for Small Businesses - Forgivable Loans Among New Benefits

Mar 25, 2020

Early this morning, U.S. Senators and the Trump Administration announced they have reached an agreement on a $2 trillion stimulu… Read More
Category: COVID-19
Tags : Public Policy

Iowa Small Business Relief Program Application Opens March 24

Mar 23, 2020

​On March 23 Governor Reynolds, along with representatives from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), Iowa Workforce D… Read More
Category: COVID-19
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SBA Disaster Assistance Webinars for Small Businesses

Mar 23, 2020

The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan is now available to Iowa small businesses and private, nonprofit organizations to help a… Read More
Category: COVID-19
Tags : Business Support

Iowa Small Businesses Can Apply for COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Loans Through the Small Business Administration

Mar 20, 2020

​The federal government has announced that Iowa has received an economic injury disaster declaration through the U.S. Small Busi… Read More
Category: COVID-19
Tags : Public Policy

Details Emerge on Phase III of Federal Government’s Response to Coronavirus + Local, State and Federal Tax Updates Related to Coronavirus

Mar 20, 2020

On March 18, we shared an update on how the federal government is responding to the coronavirus pandemic for businesses and the … Read More
Category: COVID-19
Tags : Public Policy

Special Public Policy Update 3-18-2020

Economic Alliance | Mar 18, 2020

Here’s an update on how federal government is responding to the coronavirus pandemic for businesses and the economy. Phase I… Read More

Special Public Policy Update 3-17-2020

Economic Alliance | Mar 17, 2020

On March 15, the Iowa House and Senate announced the legislative session will suspend for a minimum of 30 days following the ann… Read More
Category: COVID-19
Tags : Public Policy, COVID-19

Cedar Rapids Construction and Expansion Projects Draw National Attention

Economic Alliance | Mar 16, 2020

Since 2016, Cedar Rapids has seen $1.8 billion in construction and expansion projects. The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance … Read More

Resources Available for Want-To-Be Downtown Dwellers

Economic Alliance | Mar 16, 2020

​The latest released Cedar Rapids Housing Market Analysis commissioned annually by the City of Cedar Rapids indicates that Downt… Read More

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