Rural Connectivity's Role in Economic Growth

Nov 16, 2018

​We can’t expect future economic growth in Iowa without connectivity – reliable and fast internet access - in rural communities.… Read More

Election Day is Over - What's Next?

Nov 12, 2018

​The 2018 elections are over. So now what? Our advocacy work begins to rev up! We worked over the summer and through the fall to… Read More

Leadership for Five Seasons Youth Program Changes Teens' Perspective on Cedar Rapids

Sep 26, 2018

​The Leadership for Five Seasons (LFS) Youth program brings together 40 high school juniors from Cedar Rapids metro area high sc… Read More

Immigration Reform is Integral to Solving Our Workforce Shortages

Sep 26, 2018

Immigration policy reform is a topic often regarded as controversial, but is an issue too important to the business community fo… Read More

Celebrating Our Growing Community

Sep 26, 2018

​Existing businesses represent some of our largest potential for economic growth. Business expansion projects can mean building … Read More

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney and Congressman Rod Blum Visit With EA Members

Aug 30, 2018

The Economic Alliance welcomed Congressman Rod Blum and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Mick Mulvaney for a… Read More

Make the Voice of the Business Community Heard & Vote on November 6

Aug 30, 2018

Americans will take to the polls on November 6, Election Day. Iowa has some very important races this year, meaning it’s crucial… Read More

Downtown Vision Plan Propels Forward with Transformative Projects

Aug 29, 2018

A bigger, brighter future is on the horizon for Downtown Cedar Rapids and surrounding neighborhoods. First commissioned in 2007,… Read More

ICR IOWA Talent - Recruit at Hawkeye Huddles and LinkedIn Group for Recruiters

Aug 24, 2018

ICR IOWA is the presenting sponsor for the University of Iowa's Hawkeye Huddles this fall. ICR staff will be traveling to all aw… Read More

Email News Straight to Your Inbox!

Get updates on Business Support, Economic Development & Workforce, Public Policy,
Community Development, leadership programs, regional news & more!

Sign Up Today