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State official: Tax credits could be on chopping block amid tax reform talks - DesMoinesRegister.com

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State official: Tax credits could be on chopping block amid tax reform talks
DesMoinesRegister.com
The incentives Iowa offers to lure and retain businesses could be on the chopping block this legislative session if the state can pass comprehensive tax reform, the state's top economic development official said this week. Debi Durham, director of the ...

Iowa Business Council pledges to create 30000 work training opportunities - DesMoinesRegister.com

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Iowa Business Council pledges to create 30000 work training opportunities
DesMoinesRegister.com
The Iowa Business Council is promising to provide learning opportunities for 30,000 interns, externs and apprentices by 2025 in an effort to strengthen the talent pipeline for the state's skilled workforce. The goal was announced Tuesday at an Iowa ...
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With Iowa tax changes possible, warnings of Kansas abound - Quad City Times

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Quad City Times

With Iowa tax changes possible, warnings of Kansas abound
Quad City Times
“I would like to work together with Republicans on true tax reform,” said Pam Jochum, the top Democrat on the Iowa Senate tax policy committee. “However, I worry that legislative Republicans are more interested in repeating the failed tax experiment ...

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Business Group Pledges To Hire 30K Interns, Apprentices By 2025 - Patch.com

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Business Group Pledges To Hire 30K Interns, Apprentices By 2025
Patch.com
From the Iowa Governor's Office: Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, along with Iowa Business Council (IBC) Chairman and Ruan Transportation Management Systems CEO Ben McLean, announced that the Iowa Business Council's members have pledged to ...
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Iowa Gov. Reynolds will keep Steve King as campaign co-chairDesMoinesRegister.com

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Quad-Cities Chamber: Achieving legislative priorities may be challenging - Quad City Times

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Quad-Cities Chamber: Achieving legislative priorities may be challenging
Quad City Times
The Quad-Cities Chamber of Commerce unveiled its legislative agenda for 2018 on Tuesday, but acknowledged a challenging fiscal climate in Iowa and Illinois will make the job difficult. The chamber, which unveiled its priorities at a news conference ...
State funding tops Chamber's 2018 legislative prioritiesQuad-Cities Online
2018 Quad Cities Chamber Announces Legislative PrioritiesWVIK

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State funding tops Chamber's 2018 legislative priorities - Quad-Cities Online

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State funding tops Chamber's 2018 legislative priorities
Quad-Cities Online
“It's important our businesses and communities have the necessary tools to succeed and grow,” said Natalie Linville-Mass, owner of Rock Island-based Media Link. “This means renewal of the Quad-Cities Enterprise Zone," she said. "Enterprise zones are ...
Quad-Cities Chamber: Achieving legislative priorities may be challengingQuad City Times
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Business Council commitment about boosting 'talent pipeline' - Radio Iowa

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Business Council commitment about boosting 'talent pipeline'
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A coalition of large Iowa businesses with a quarter of a million employees is promising to offer 30,000 internships and apprenticeships for students as well as “externships” for teachers by 2025. Ruan Transportation Management Systems CEO Ben McLean ...
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Iowa district judge sides with regents in nurse union lawsuit - Business Record

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Iowa district judge sides with regents in nurse union lawsuit
Business Record
Cedar Rapids Gazette: A district judge sided with the Iowa Board of Regents in a lawsuit accusing it of breaking the law by not recognizing a contractual agreement with a union representing hundreds of University of Iowa health care professionals ...

Former Iowa DOT leader Trombino withdraws from federal highway post consideration - Business Record

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Former Iowa DOT leader Trombino withdraws from federal highway post consideration
Business Record
Cedar Rapids Gazette: Former Iowa Department of Transportation Director Paul Trombino III has withdrawn his name as a nominee to become administrator of the Federal Highway Administration. A U.S. Department of Transportation representative confirmed ...

IBC members pledge internships, etc., for 30000 - Business Record

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IBC members pledge internships, etc., for 30000
Business Record
Members of the Iowa Business Council have pledged to provide 30,000 individuals with internships, externships and apprenticeships by 2025. Chairman Benjamin McLean, CEO of Ruan Transportation Management Systems, said the pledge is part of the ...
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Iowa companies pledging to hire thousands of interns and apprentices - KIMT 3

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Iowa companies pledging to hire thousands of interns and apprentices
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“Since the Iowa Business Council's inception, we've worked collaboratively with elected officials and leaders to increase Iowa's economic vitality,” says McLean. “It came as no surprise when our organization's 'Iowa Competitiveness Index' identified ...

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Trump's pick for US highway chief withdraws from process - Business Insider

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 20:22

Trump's pick for US highway chief withdraws from process
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — President Trump's nominee to lead the Federal Highway Administration has withdrawn from consideration for the post, a surprising development given his widespread support and qualifications, the U.S. Department of Transportation ...

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University of Iowa ousts Christian student group for requiring leaders to follow Christian teaching - Washington Times

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:42

Washington Times

University of Iowa ousts Christian student group for requiring leaders to follow Christian teaching
Washington Times
Business Leaders in Christ (BLinC) makes all of its student leaders vow to uphold the group's faith statement, which says they “should conduct their careers without the greed, racism, sexual immorality, and selfishness that all too often arise in ...

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Limestone Bluffs RC&D notes 25 years of service - Clinton Herald

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:45

Limestone Bluffs RC&D notes 25 years of service
Clinton Herald
MAQUOKETA — Limestone Bluffs Resource, Conservation and Development noted 25 years of service to Eastern Iowa this month with an anniversary banquet. Guests included current and former board members, past coordinators and a number of small businesses ...

Feb 10, 2018: Southeast Iowa STEM Festival - Business Record

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 08:07

Feb 10, 2018: Southeast Iowa STEM Festival
Business Record
About: The Southeast Regional Hub is partnering with local community leaders and educators to host an engaging festival to expose students to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Exhibitors from throughout the region ...

Lift IOWA - In Case You Missed It: 12-11-17 - Business Record

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 08:07

Lift IOWA - In Case You Missed It: 12-11-17
Business Record
Lift IOWA - In Case You Missed It: 12-11-17. Monday, December 11, 2017 8:00 AM. IOWA Liz Price has been named branch manager of the Coldwell Banker real estate office in Altoona, where she has been assistant manager since spring. Price is a St. Louis ...

Lift IOWA - In Case You Missed It: 12-11-17 - Business Record

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 08:07

Lift IOWA - In Case You Missed It: 12-11-17
Business Record
Lift IOWA - In Case You Missed It: 12-11-17. Monday, December 11, 2017 8:00 AM. IOWA Liz Price has been named branch manager of the Coldwell Banker real estate office in Altoona, where she has been assistant manager since spring. Price is a St. Louis ...

Feb 10, 2018: Southeast Iowa STEM Festival - Business Record

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 08:07

Feb 10, 2018: Southeast Iowa STEM Festival
Business Record
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Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers - News & Observer

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 08:06

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers
News & Observer
When the Legislature convenes in January, lawmakers should try again. Because they and their predecessors are to blame for Iowa being ranked in the Institute for Justice report as the 12th most "broadly and onerously licensed state, making it one of ...

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Fairbank woman, horse win Iowa top honors - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 01:36

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Fairbank woman, horse win Iowa top honors
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Kris Klingaman, left, and Dave Albrecht, both of Fairbank are shown with Very Smart And Light. PHOTO COURTESY OF Bar H Photography, Grundy Center. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Fairbank woman, horse win honors. FAIRBANK — Taking all top ...

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