Leadership for Five Seasons Applications Open April 1

Economic Alliance | Feb 15, 2021

​Leadership for Five Seasons Adult and Youth participants have shown what it means to be a Leader during a year that marks insur… Read More

A New Way to Advocate

Economic Alliance | Feb 15, 2021

​This legislative session promises to be another unique session. Not only have legislators had to rethink how they legislate due… Read More

Guest Column: Incentives Promote Growth and Opportunity

Economic Alliance | Feb 15, 2021

Iowa businesses are hurting. With the obstacles of 2020, plus an economy that was already showing signs of challenging times to … Read More
Category: Public Policy
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MedQuarter Partners with Make It OK to Present Capstone Event

Economic Alliance | Feb 15, 2021

​In 2020, amidst the COVID pandemic and the derecho, a group of leaders came together to launch the Make It OK campaign in Linn … Read More

Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week Kicks Off February 20 - Carry Out From Your Favorite Cedar Rapids Establishments!

Economic Alliance | Feb 15, 2021

​On Saturday, February 20 the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance will kick off the 9th Annual Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week via… Read More

Downtown CR Dollars Extended Through March 31

Economic Alliance | Feb 15, 2021

​Last year, we launched the Downtown CR Dollars initiative to provide stimulus and incentives for shopping locally in downtown C… Read More

Infrastructure Investment as the Next Economic Stimulus

Economic Alliance | Feb 15, 2021

​With several federal issues getting a lot of attention and making a lot of noise – some for conflict, some for progress – an im… Read More

Buy. Give. Grow. Makes Local Impact in 2020 and Beyond

Economic Alliance | Jan 29, 2021

We bought. We gave. And we are growing. The holiday focused buy local initiative Buy. Give. Grow. presented by GreenState Cre… Read More

Iowa BIG Celebrates "I Am Iowa BIG" Month

Economic Alliance | Jan 29, 2021

​January is “I am Iowa BIG” month, and during this month Iowa BIG highlights and shares stories on social media about its studen… Read More

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

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