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PDI Supports Transportation Day at the State Capitol

PDI Supports Transportation Day at the State Capitol Transportation Day at the State Capitol will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. Representatives from highway associations and coalitions along with other stakeholders will again make the case for an increase in transportation infrastructure income for Iowa to maintain and build the state’s roads and bridges. Attendance at Transportation Day is free. Please see the attached press release with agenda for more information. ...

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Grow Iowa Day 2014

Join the Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at the Iowa State Capitol from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ...

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The Presidential Post, January 15, 2014

Grow Iowa Day 2014 is quickly approaching on February 5th! Please make every effort to join us, whether or not you have registered for a booth. It is important that we have a strong contingent at the State Capitol to demonstrate our support for economic development and maintaining a positive business climate in Iowa....

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Webinar: Attracting Foreign Direct Investment to Your Community

The Pro Learning Lab’s first webinar of 2014 will focus on how your community can more effectively attract FDI. In this session, we will discuss FDI trends, and research tools and data that can help you build a framework for creating a local strategy to attract foreign direct investment....

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Home Loan Funds Provided Through Agency Increase 16 Percent from 2012

A record 2,663 rural Iowa families utilized more than $277 million in home loans offered through USDA Rural Development to achieve their homeownership dreams in 2013. This represents a 16 percent increase in home loan funding from 2012....

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