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PDI's Blog will include legislative news, economic development news headlines, messages from our PDI President and other topics contributed by our membership. Choose from the list of contributors and categories, listed to the right,  to find the type of articles you are interested in.

The Presidential Post, December 22, 2014

Although 2014 is coming to an end, the Iowa Legislature will soon be called into session. It appears as though leadership in both chambers will largely stay unchanged, yet there are several new members of both the house and senate. ...

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Written by Jason Hutcheson
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Clayberg Receives CEcD Designation from IEDC

Nate Clayberg, Director of Business Retention and Expansion with the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber recently earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), a national recognition that denotes a mastery of principal skills in economic development, professional attainment and a commitment to personal and professional growth. ...

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Revolving Loan Fund Workshops

The workshop will cover best practices, marketing the fund, coordinating with local lenders, the loan process, and what to look for in reviewing prospective applicants....

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ICAD Group's Workplace Culture Initiative Wins Economic Development Award

The Mid-America Economic Development Council presented its annual Economic Development awards at the 2014 Mid-America Competitiveness Conference & Site Selector Forum, held December 7-9 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago, and the Iowa City Area Development (ICAD) Group Received First Place in the Business Retention and Expansion Category for their entry “Making Iowa City and Iowa’s Creative Corridor a Hub for Workplace Culture.”...

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AML, ISA are Iowa Tourism Champions

The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau and Des Moines Area Sports Commission awarded 11 Champion Awards to local individuals or businesses, as well as three Visitor Choice Awards to local organizations, earlier this week at the Annual Celebration at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates....

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