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January 27, 2023 | Public Policy

Public Policy Update 1-27-23

Week three of the 2023 Iowa legislative session saw plenty of action. The first part of the week was dominated by the Governor’s school choice legislation that will allow lo...

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Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance

August 25, 2022 | Public Policy

Upcoming Regional Candidate Forum Series Provides Access for Members

​November 8 marks another Election Day when voters get to weigh in on the issues that matter most. The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and Iowa City Area Business Partn...

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May 12, 2022 | Public Policy

Regional Advocacy Efforts Provide Results

At a press conference in March, Governor Kim Reynolds announced the creation of the Iowa Commercial Aviation Infrastructure Fund (ICAIF). This $100 million program, originatin...

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February 25, 2022 | Public Policy

Tax Bill Signed in to Law

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new tax bill law on Tuesday, March 1 that will effect every Iowan. The Economic Alliance has worked with legislators and partnering organiz...

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January 28, 2022 | Public Policy

Public Policy Priorities Revealed

​In December, the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and Iowa City Area Business Partnership announced our 2022 public policy priorities for the ICR region. After months o...

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