Manufacturing 4.0: New Grants Available for Process Innovation and Modernization

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

​The State of Iowa is now offering additional grants to help manufacturers prepare for the future. The grants are part of Iowa’s… Read More

A Major Capital Investment and Hundreds of New Jobs Headed to Williamsburg

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

​Williamsburg Manufacturing, which produces numerous high quality vehicle components, is adding a new product line and making a … Read More

$1.5M in State Money Awarded to Cedar Rapids Downtown Housing Projects

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

​Two downtown housing projects received a major funding boost from the State of Iowa when the Iowa Economic Development Authorit… Read More

Growing a Strong Workforce Foundation: Public Policy Preparations for 2022

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

​As many of our members know, the Economic Alliance has been working over the summer and through the fall to gather information,… Read More

$20M Community Betterment Project Breaks Ground in Cedar Rapids

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

Work has officially begun on a community project that many believe will spur economic development in downtown Cedar Rapids. The … Read More

Buy. Give. Grow. - Think Local This Holiday Season

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

As another year begins to wrap up, the Economic Alliance’s holiday buy local initiative is just getting started. Buy. Give. Grow… Read More

ICR Collegiate Career Fair: The New Era of Finding Talent in a Hybrid World

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

​Given the growing workforce shortage and retainment issues in our current economy, the Economic Alliance was approached and enc… Read More

Be Prepared for November Election Day

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​Tuesday, November 2 is Election Day 2021. Voters will make decisions on local elected officials, as well as decide on two impor… Read More
Category: Public Policy
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Solutions for a Future-Forward Workforce

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​It’s no secret that the workforce has seen peaks and valleys in the last year and a half. Workers, managers and community leade… Read More

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