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Candidate Forums Support Community Education on Federal Candidate Positions

​Candidates for federal office within our metro area spoke directly to Economic Alliance members as a part of our 2020 federal candidate forum series earlier this fall. Members had the opportunity to hear directly from both major party candidates for the …
Candidates for federal office within our metro area spoke directly to Economic Alliance members as a part of our 2020 federal candidate forum series earlier this fall. Members ha……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/10/candidate-forums-support-community-education-federal-candidate-positions

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration

Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency for another 30 days. The proclamation imposes a number of additional public health measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. These new measures will be effecti…
DES MOINES - Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency for another 30 days. The proclamation imposes a number of additional pu……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/11/gov-reynolds-signs-new-proclamation-continuing-state-public-health-emergency-declaration

Gov. Reynolds Signs New Proclamation Continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration

Gov. Reynolds recently signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that imposes a number of additional public health measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. These new measures are effective as of 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17 and will continu…
Gov. Reynolds recently signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that imposes a number of additional public health measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. These new meas……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/11/gov-reynolds-signs-new-proclamation-continuing-state-public-health-emergency-declaration-1

Doing More for Diversity - Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance's Commitment to Do More

​Like many organizations and Americans, the Economic Alliance committed to doing more to combat racial injustice and inequalities earlier this year. We acknowledge that gestures and policy statements mean little without substantive action, and we don’t as…
Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance’s Commitment to Do More Our nation has seen conversations and demonstrations in response to years of inequality and oppression. As an organi……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/11/doing-more-diversity-cedar-rapids-metro-economic-alliances-commitment-do-more

Gov. Reynolds Announces COVID-19 Arts & Cultural Recovery Program

​Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs today announced the launch of an Iowa Arts & Cultural Recovery Program. The statewide grant program will provide short-term relief to arts venues, cultural organizations and creative workers w…
Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs today announced the launch of an Iowa Arts & Cultural Recovery Program. The statewide grant program will provide shor……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/12/gov-reynolds-announces-covid-19-arts-cultural-recovery-program

Guest Column: Iowans Can't Afford to Wait for Better Broadband

​When our lives moved online last March, many of us were able to shift quickly to this new remote landscape. Others were left behind, discovering firsthand the limitations of insufficient, underfunded broadband internet services. The current patchwork …
When our lives moved online last March, many of us were able to shift quickly to this new remote landscape. Others were left behind, discovering firsthand the limitations of insuf……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/12/iowans-cant-afford-wait-better-broadband

Gov. Reynolds Signs New Proclamation Modifying Public Health Measures

Gov. Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that modifies existing public health measures designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The proclamation continues to require that when people are in an indoor public space, and unable to soc…
DES MOINES - Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that modifies existing public health measures designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Th……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/12/gov-reynolds-signs-new-proclamation-modifying-public-health-measures

Regional Priorities in 2021 Focus on Recovery

​As we approach the end of a challenging year and give way to a more promising 2021, our public policy work will remain focused on economic growth policies that best support our communities now and into what has become a less predictable future. The Econo…
As we approach the end of a challenging year and give way to a more promising 2021, our public policy work will remain focused on economic growth policies that best support our c……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/12/regional-priorities-2021-focus-recovery

Gov. Reynolds Signs New Proclamation Modifying Public Health Measures

The proclamation requires social distancing and reasonable public health measures for many social, community, business, or leisure gatherings or events. For high school-sponsored events and other sporting or recreational events, including youth and adu…
DES MOINES -Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that modifies existing public health measures designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/12/gov-reynolds-signs-new-proclamation-modifying-public-health-measures-1

2021 Legislative Session Has Kicked Off

The 89th Iowa General Assembly has convened, and the Economic Alliance is well prepared for the weeks ahead. Likewise, we’ve also prepared our federal priorities in advance of the new Congress that convened just last week. In December, we began sharing th…
The 89th Iowa General Assembly has convened, and the Economic Alliance is well prepared for the weeks ahead. Likewise, we’ve also prepared our federal priorities in advance of the……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2021/01/2021-legislative-session-has-kicked

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