Le Mars Vision to Vitality Forum

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IA's Economy Strongest in 10 Years

Check out the full Economic Outlook report for details. 

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Bob Ritz on IA's Workforce Shortage

In an op-ed to the Globe Gazette, Bob Ritz, Mercy Health Network CEO, shares how Iowans can work together to address the state's workforce challenges. 

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Iowa Named Best State in the U.S.

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Taxes

In an effort to grow jobs, strengthen our economy and improve the fiscal health of our state, the Iowa Business Council supports the creation of a simple, transparent, and stable tax structure.  

Workforce

In order to sustain and grow business and industry in Iowa, we need workers of all skill levels. So, the Iowa Business Council works to align business and education to create a career ready workforce in Iowa. 

How do you expect your company's sales to change in the next six months? 

Iowa's national rankings in the attainment of bachelor degrees and beyond.