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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.

Iowa Economic Gardening Network

UNI is leading a new initiative beginning in the fall of 2012 to serve existing mid-sized Iowa businesses with customized technical assistance through an approach called Economic Gardening....

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NGA Policy on Energy Efficiency and Combined Heat and Power

owa is one of four states selected to work with the National Governors Association (NGA) in an effort to improve industrial use of combined heat and power and enhance economic development. ...

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Skilled Iowa National Career Readiness Certificate

Iowa Workforce Development was pleased to be a part of the recent Professional Developers of Iowa’s Fall Conference as we continue to spread the word about the Skilled Iowa Initiative. ...

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Skilled Iowa to Assist Employers and Workers and Stimulate Business Growth

The Skilled Iowa Initiative is a critical step in improving the quality of the workforce in Iowa. The program is supported by Iowa businesses, economic development, workforce development and education to enhance the quality of Iowa’s workforce and connect Iowa’s employers to to the right labor pool....

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Sourcelink: Seeking profiles from nonprofit resource providers

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) is sponsoring IASourceLink – a statewide network for entrepreneurial assistance, powered by Iowa’s small business resource providers....

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