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Branstad, Reynolds to announce state’s largest-ever economic development investment

May 8, 2013
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will announce a major economic development project today at 4 p.m. The announcement will livestream here: https://governor.iowa.gov/2013/05/watch-gov-branstad-and-lt-gov-reynolds-weekly-press-conference-live/ For media outlets wishing to embed on their sites: <iframe width=”480″ height=”302″ src=”http://www.ustream.tv/embed/8227286?v=3&amp;wmode=direct” scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″ style=”border: 0px none transparent;”>    </iframe><br /><a href=”http://www.ustream.tv/producer” style=”padding: 2px 0px 4px; width: 400px;…

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Iowa pools resources to continue Missouri River flooding recovery

November 14, 2011
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On the heels of the reopening of Iowa highways 680 and 175 in northwest Iowa after the destructive flooding that occurred this summer, Governor Branstad announced today that $1 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding will be made available to continue the recovery efforts.  “The devastation of the Missouri River flooding this past…

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Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds announce IPEP, Iowa Innovation Corporation members

October 31, 2011
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Gov. Branstad today announced the appointment of 18 Iowa business leaders to the newly-created Iowa Partnership for Economic Progress (IPEP) and Iowa Innovation Corporation boards.  The new boards are part of the restructured strategy for delivering comprehensive economic development services in the state. “Today we are taking another step towards reaching our goals of creating…

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Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds announce creation of IPEP board

October 24, 2011
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Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced that Gov. Branstad will sign Executive Order Number Seventy-Five to create the Iowa Partnership for Economic Progress (IPEP). The new board will focus on job creation, identifying emerging global markets, harnessing competitive economic forces, increasing the income of Iowa families and growing Iowa’s economy. “My…

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Gov. Branstad names 11 members to newly formed Economic Development Authority board

September 16, 2011
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Gov. Branstad today announced the appointment of 11 Iowans who will serve on the newly formed Economic Development Authority board. The new board replaces the Economic Development board, which House File 590 dissolved in July. “I am pleased today to announce this 11 member board, which will oversee our state’s economic development,” said Branstad. “Lieutenant…

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Gov. Branstad to lead economic development trip to Chicago; Stresses need for property tax reform

August 1, 2011
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Gov. Terry Branstad will travel to Chicago on Thursday and Friday to highlight economic opportunities in Iowa, recruit businesses to locate within the state and encourage expansion among existing businesses. Branstad says the state has an eager, hard-working workforce, and a number of positive attributes on which to attract businesses. Branstad expressed disappointment, however, that…

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