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Cedar Rapids Lights Up With Façade Improvements

Economic Alliance | Jul 28, 2021

​Each year, the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance facilitates a façade improvement program intended to encourage property and… Read More

Cybersecurity and Risk Mitigation for Businesses

Economic Alliance | Jul 27, 2021

Ransomware attacks in 2020 were up 300% with targets ranging from government agencies to small businesses. Homeland Security Sec… Read More

A Solution to the Workforce Shortage

Economic Alliance | Jul 27, 2021

​Iowa’s workforce challenges remain a top concern for Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance members in the aftermath of 2020. The… Read More

CR Summer Rally Kicks Off

Economic Alliance | Jul 27, 2021

​The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance’s new buy local initiative, CR Summer Rally, kicks off July 12 and runs through Septem… Read More

The Economic Alliance Welcomes New Colleagues and Summer Interns

Economic Alliance | Jul 27, 2021

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance welcomes new colleagues and interns. Read More
Category: Membership
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From the Executive Director: Evolving Workforce Resources

Economic Alliance | Jul 27, 2021

Companies are trying anything these days to attract more workers. Many businesses are managing to find workers and grow, but it … Read More
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May Rountable with Congresswoman Hinson & Economic Alliance Members Provide Tangible Examples of Obstacles for Employment

Economic Alliance | Jun 30, 2021

​To directly connect Economic Alliance members with legislative representatives, the Economic Alliance occasionally hosts small … Read More
Category: Public Policy
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Legislative Session Brings Successes, Yet Work Remains

Economic Alliance | Jun 30, 2021

​The Iowa Legislature brought an end to the first session of the 88th Iowa General Assembly on May 19, 2021. The session ended … Read More
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Continuous Improvement on Quality of Life - Local Option Sales Tax Renewal

Economic Alliance | Jun 30, 2021

​Last month the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance hosted Linn County supervisors and area mayors as they announced their supp… Read More

Your Economic Alliance Membership with Benefits: Posting an Event

Economic Alliance | Jun 30, 2021

​If your business or organization holds regularly scheduled or upcoming programs and events, your membership allows you the oppo… Read More
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