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Iowa Can't Afford a Long-Term and Costly Trade War

Talk of impending tariffs, trade agreements and trade wars have been a part of the nation’s dialogue since President Trump took office and began considering different approaches for American participation in the international trade economy. Iowa busin…
Talk of impending tariffs, trade agreements and trade wars have been a part of the nation’s dialogue since President Trump took office and began considering different approaches f……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2018/06/iowa-cant-afford-long-term-and-costly-trade-war

Advocating for Trade Deal that Would Benefit Iowa's Economy

Members of the Economic Alliance often asked what they can do to help us move the needle on our public policy work. Making contacts with our elected officials to advocate on critical issues is the most effective tool Economic Alliance staff has in our adv…
Members of the Economic Alliance often ask what they can do to help us move the needle on our public policy work. Contacting our elected officials to advocate on critical issues……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/04/congress-approve-trade-deal-would-benefit-iowas-economy

Four Topics We Communicate to Presidential Candidates

Iowans are used to a never-ending election season. It’s not unusual to hear from or see several presidential candidates in our state in one week. Iowa completes the first round of “interviews” of candidates for president on behalf of the nation.
Iowans are used to a never-ending election season. It’s not unusual to hear from or see several presidential candidates in our state in one week. Iowa completes the first round o……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/05/four-topics-we-communicate-presidential-candidates

Take Action Now: Trade Deal is Good for Iowa

The U.S., Canada, and Mexico signed a trade deal in November at the G20 summit in Argentina that would replace the 1993 original trade agreement known as NAFTA. Known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, it includes updates and changes …
The U.S., Canada, and Mexico signed a trade deal in November at the G20 summit in Argentina that would replace the 1993 original trade agreement known as NAFTA. Known as the Unite……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/06/take-action-now-trade-deal-good-iowa

Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada is a Big Deal for Iowa

The continued success of manufacturing and other industries in Iowa depends on all of us using our collective voice to urge Congress to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), our new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. More than 130,000 Iowa j…
The continued success of manufacturing and other industries in Iowa depends on all of us using our collective voice to urge Congress to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/08/trade-agreement-mexico-and-canada-big-deal-iowa

Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada is a Big Deal for Iowa

​The continued success of manufacturing and other industries in Iowa depends on all of us using our collective voice to urge Congress to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), our new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. More than 130,000 Iowa …
The continued success of manufacturing and other industries in Iowa depends on all of us using our collective voice to urge Congress to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USM……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/09/trade-agreement-mexico-and-canada-big-deal-iowa

Preparing for the Upcoming Legislative Session: What We Know, What We’re Hearing and What We’re Anticipating

As we prepare for the 2020 Iowa legislative session, we continue to seek input from members and stakeholders and strategically plan with our statewide partners. Each session is unique and 2020 will be no different.
As we prepare for the 2020 legislative session, we continue to seek input from members and stakeholders and strategically plan with our statewide partners. Each session is unique a……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/09/preparing-upcoming-legislative-session-what-we-know-what-were-hearing-and-what-were-anticipating

Our Country Needs a Trade Deal with Mexico and Canada Now

​The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, is an updated trade agreement between the three countries. There are some big reasons we’d like to see Congress approve the agreement now.
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, is an updated trade agreement between the three countries. There are some big reasons we’d like to see Congress approve the ag……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/10/our-country-needs-trade-deal-mexico-and-canada-now

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