Posts Tagged ‘ Job Creation ’

Governor’s Innovation Recognition Dinner to Recognize and Honor Efforts of Iowa innovation Leaders

January 4, 2013
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Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will be on hand Monday, January 7, 2013, to recognize the ongoing efforts of Iowa’s business community to push Iowa’s innovation forward.  The event is open to the media. Monday, January 7, 2013 5:30 p.m.      Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds attend Governor’s Annual Innovation Dinner                        …

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Branstad, Reynolds visit every county

November 30, 2012
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(DES MOINES) – Cass County marks the 99th county visited this year for both Gov. Terry Branstad, who visited Plastic Professionals in Atlantic today, and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, who wraps up her tour with a STEM Community Conversation at the Rock Island Depot in Atlantic on Tuesday, December 11 at 11 a.m. “Each year,…

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Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds Celebrate another Economic Development Win for Iowa

November 1, 2012
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$1.7 billion project now the single largest capital investment in Iowa history (SIOUX CITY) – The  Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board held a special, telephonic meeting to take action to award direct financial assistance and tax credits to CF Industries, Inc., for an expansion of its existing fertilizer manufacturing operation in Woodbury County.                                                 The Port…

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Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds Celebrate another Economic Development Win for Iowa

November 1, 2012
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$1.7 billion project now the single largest capital investment in Iowa history (SIOUX CITY) – The  Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board held a special, telephonic meeting to take action to award direct financial assistance and tax credits to CF Industries, Inc., for an expansion of its existing fertilizer manufacturing operation in Woodbury County.                                                 The Port…

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Branstad, Reynolds celebrate largest capital investment in Iowa history, calls for Iowa income tax reform

September 5, 2012
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Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds celebrated the single largest capital investment project in the history of the state and called on lawmakers to turn their focus to income tax reform during the next legislative session. They joined representatives of the Iowa Fertilizer Company to announce their final selection of a Lee County site for their…

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Branstad signs Executive Orders 79 & 80

August 20, 2012
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(DES MOINES) – Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced today that the governor will be signing Executive Order 80, which will enact greater public participation in the administrative rules process. The governor also signed Executive Order 79, which rescinded 12 previous executive orders. By signing Executive Order 80, agencies will create stakeholder rulemaking…

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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds release statements on Alliant Energy’s announcement

August 2, 2012
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Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, today, issued statements commending Interstate Power and Light Company, a subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation for the announcement of their four-part energy resources strategy. The strategy includes reducing emissions, increasing efficiency, a new purchase power agreement, and construction of a new natural-gas facility in Marshalltown. Governor Branstad…

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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds release statements on Alliant Energy’s announcement

August 2, 2012
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Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, today, issued statements commending Interstate Power and Light Company, a subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation for the announcement of their four-part energy resources strategy. The strategy includes reducing emissions, increasing efficiency, a new purchase power agreement, and construction of a new natural-gas facility in Marshalltown. Governor Branstad…

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Skilled Iowa Initiative Launched to Assist Employers and Workers, Stimulate Business Growth

June 11, 2012
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Governor Terry Branstad today announced the new Skilled Iowa Initiative, a program that provides assurances to employers and potential employers that local workforces have the skills and abilities to fill job openings. The initiative will promote the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) testing to potential job seekers, encourage businesses to hire certified workers when applicable,…

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Branstad, Reynolds to take weekly news conferences on the road beginning next week

June 8, 2012
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(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced they will be taking some of their weekly news conferences on the road, beginning next Wednesday in Storm Lake.  The administration made it a point to reinstate their weekly news conferences upon taking office, as a part of their transparency goals.…

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