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Watch: Debi Durham and other business experts talk Iowa economy on Iowa Press

Debi Durham, director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority, speaks a news conference on COVID-19 at the State Emer
Debi Durham, director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority, speaks a news conference on COVID-19 at the State Emergency Operations Center in Johnston, IA, on Monday, March 23, 2020. Durham and Gov. Reynolds announced that small businesses can now apply for up to $25,000 in state grants, serving as a “stop gap” to preserve liquidity. The state now has 105 confirmed cases of COVID-19. (Olivia Sun/The Des Moines Register)

The future for Iowa business in the face of COVID-19 remains uncertain. Iowa Press on Iowa Public Television held a panel discussion to try to provide some clarity.

The program will begin showing at 7:30 p.m.

The panel included:

Debi Durham, director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa Finance Authority; Mike Ralston, president of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry; and Jessica Dunker, president of the Iowa Restaurant Association.

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