Iowa Named Best State in the U.S.

Infrastructure, health care, and education lead Iowa to number 1 in Best States Ranking read more

2018 First Quarter Economic Outlook Survey Results Released

Iowa Business Council members expect continued growth for the 2018 economy, with 80 percent of our members anticipating higher sales in the next six months.

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IBC Launches New Alliance

This public-private partnership brings business, postsecondary education, and K-12 together to address Iowa's workforce challenges. 

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Governor Reynolds Signs Future Ready Iowa Bill

After unanamiously passing through both the House and the Senate, Gov. Reynolds signed the Future Ready Iowa bill during the Future Ready Iowa Summit on April 3rd.

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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.  


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 employment to change in the next six months? 

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