Governor Reynolds Signs Future Ready Iowa Bill

April 3, 2018

Iowa Business Council members have been very active in the development of the strategy that supports the Future Ready Iowa legislation. Eight IBC members were a part of the Future Ready Iowa Alliance. In fact, IBC member and Principal CEO, Dan Houston, co-chaired the allinace. Houston also introduced the bill for signing at the summit. With this bill signing, we are one step closer to achieving the goal of 70 percent of Iowa workers having education or training beyond high school by the year 2025.  

Pictured, (from left to right); Dan Houston, IBC member & Principal CEO; Governor Reynolds; Beth Townsend, Director of Iowa Workforce Development; Linda Fandel, the Governor's Special Assistant for Education; and Georgia Van Gundy, IBC Executive Director.

Governor Reynolds Signs Future Ready Iowa Bill


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