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Election Day is Over - What's Next?

​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 gather information, seek feedback and develop our public policy priorities for 2019. That process is nearing completion and wi…
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 gather information, seek feedback and develop our ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2018/11/election-day-over-whats-next

Economic Development Tax Credits Give Iowa a Competitive Edge

​State tax credits are important to economic development in our communities. In the last few years, tax credits have been awarded to area companies such as Amana Millwright Hotel, Collins Aerospace, CRST, Crystal Group, Diamond V, Freund Vector Corporatio…
State tax credits are important to economic development in our communities. In the last few years, tax credits have been awarded to area companies such as Amana Millwright Hotel, ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/01/economic-development-tax-credits-give-iowa-competitive-edge

Better Your Community by Serving on a City Board or Commission

There's power in the voices of the business community and our members! Amplify your voice by serving on a city board or commission. This is the perfect opportunity for passionate community members to see direct results from their volunteer time. In 2018, …
There's power in the voices of the business community and our members! Amplify your voice by serving on a city board or commission. This is the perfect opportunity for passionate ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/01/better-your-community-serving-city-or-state-board-commission

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

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance advocates for economic growth policies on the local, state and federal levels that support our efforts to address workforce challenges, support businesses and promote robust and welcoming communities.
The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance advocates for economic growth policies on the local, state and federal levels that support our efforts to address workforce challenges, su……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/03/building-investing-flood-control-system-and-connectcr-included-economic-alliances-public-policy-advocacy-efforts

Workforce Initiatives, Iowa Hemp Act and More: Success from 2019 Iowa Legislature and Continued Work for 2020

As 2019 comes to an end, it gives us an opportunity to reflect on our public policy successes in the past year and evaluate what we want to work on in 2020.
As 2019 comes to an end, it gives us an opportunity to reflect on our public policy successes in the past year and evaluate what we want to work on in 2020. Successes in 2019 One ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/12/workforce-initiatives-iowa-hemp-act-and-more-success-2019-iowa-legislature-and-continued-work-2020

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