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IOWA IDEAS 2019
OCTOBER 3-4 CEDAR RAPIDS

To provide a nonpartisan, statewide learning experience

designed to explore the key questions and big ideas that will shape the future of Iowa.

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Iowa Ideas

Iowans urged to ‘get involved’ as caucuses near

CEDAR RAPIDS - With four months left until Iowa's first-in-the-nation Feb. 3 presidential caucuses, the state's political par...

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Iowa Ideas: IEDA director says state’s future rests on recruiting workers

CEDAR RAPIDS - The state's future relies on its ability to attract and maintain workers, Iowa Economic Development Authority ...

Conference replay: The role of immigrants in Iowa's future workforce

As Iowa's employers compete for talent in a state with consistently low unemployment, could immigration be a solution? ...

The hometown: St. Ansgar residents rally to preserve quality of life

ST. ANSGAR - By their early 30s, Tyler and Katie DeMaris had the lifestyle many Iowans that age work toward - three kids, a h...

Rachel Hatch, futurist and community vitality expert, to keynote regionalism / workforce track

Rachel Hatch, program officer for community vitality at The McConnell Foundation, will keynote the regionalism / workforce tr...

$200 million Apple deal debated during Iowa Ideas panel

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Iowa Chamber Alliance's chief executive on Thursday defended the use of $200 million in financial incentiv...

Workforce development: Everyone needs a Wingman

Ethan Anderson had been living in Iowa for a matter of weeks when he spotted an old family friend - a cousin-in-law as they r...

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