Let's Get an Accurate Count in 2020

May 02, 2019

The census gathers so much more than just population figures. The next census will take place in 2020, and it’s in all our best … Read More

Advocating for Trade Deal that Would Benefit Iowa's Economy

Apr 24, 2019

Members of the Economic Alliance often asked what they can do to help us move the needle on our public policy work. Making conta… Read More

Economic Alliance & Livability Partnership Will Tell Cedar Rapids' Story to the Entire Country

Clarissa Peck | Apr 17, 2019

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance’s mission is to drive economic, workforce and population growth strategies and to help … Read More

From Sea - to Cedar Rapids - to Shining Sea

Apr 17, 2019

The American Discovery Trail is a 6,800+ mile cross country trail that encapsulates the diverse, beautiful environments of the … Read More

Post-funnel week bills we support, are against, or are monitoring

Mar 28, 2019

The first funnel week of the 2019 Iowa legislative session ended on Friday, March 15. The first funnel week ends with the deadli… Read More

Region-Wide Collaboration in Surveying Small Businesses

Mar 28, 2019

​As an organization that represents the business community, it’s vital for the Economic Alliance to always have a pulse on our c… Read More

Building & Investing in Flood Control System and ConnectCR Included in Economic Alliance's Public Policy Advocacy Efforts

Mar 20, 2019

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance advocates for economic growth policies on the local, state and federal levels that supp… Read More

Help Our Effort to Make Linn County a Home Base Iowa Community

Feb 28, 2019

Home Base Iowa connects veterans with businesses, communities, higher education partners and statewide resources which support v… Read More

Thank You, Next: Speed Networking Returns in April

Feb 27, 2019

​Networking events are excellent opportunities to grow connections and potentially lead to new customers, clients or mentors. Bu… Read More

Unified Regional Legislative Agenda Showcased at ICR Day at the Capitol

Feb 27, 2019

​Each year, the Economic Alliance joins forces with the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce for ICR Day at the Capitol. On Tuesda… Read More

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