Storm Drain Mural Project Returns to Educate on Storm Drain Pollutants

Jun 19, 2019

Ever wonder what happens to everything that goes down the storm drain? Well, it goes to the Cedar River. Many people assume that… Read More

Laborshed Study Shows We Are Moving in the Right Direction

Jun 12, 2019

​We know that workforce availability is a top concern for area employers. Every few years, Iowa Workforce Development completes … Read More

Funding for Future Ready Iowa Tops Iowa Legislative Session Achievements

Jun 11, 2019

​The Iowa Legislature hammered the gavel for the final time on April 27, bringing an end to the first session of the 88th Iowa G… Read More
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Celebrating Ten Years Since the Double LFS Class of 2009

Jun 10, 2019

​After the most devastating natural disaster in Cedar Rapids history, there was a heightened need to infuse the community with l… Read More

Make Us Your First Call When Considering an Expansion

Jun 10, 2019

A company I won't name has been a strong supporter of the Economic Alliance for many years. Company leaders generously devote ti… Read More

Four Topics We Communicate to Presidential Candidates

May 31, 2019

Iowans are used to a never-ending election season. It’s not unusual to hear from or see several presidential candidates in our s… Read More

Downtown Ambassador Pilot Program Embarks to Proactively Curb Violence and Create Welcoming Environment in Downtown Cedar Rapids

May 30, 2019

​A safe, clean and welcoming environment is paramount to the success of Downtown Cedar Rapids. Disturbance calls and recordable … Read More

Cedar Rapids' Core Districts Collaborate to Support New City Bike Share Program

May 14, 2019

The City of Cedar Rapids recently announced the first bike share program, which will feature electric-assist bikes and later thi… Read More

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

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