Posts Tagged ‘ Jobs for Iowa ’

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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Governor Releases Findings of the Iowa Demonstration Fund Combined Economic and Fiscal Impact

April 8, 2013
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad released today the Iowa Demonstration Fund Combined Economic and Fiscal Impact study. The report is a third-party review that quantifies the impact of the Demonstration Fund on the Iowa economy. The report was authored by Econosult Solutions Inc. and was commissioned by the Iowa Innovation Corporation in partnership with the Iowa…

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Gov. Branstad to attend POLITICO’s energy forum; releases letter advocating for wind energy

November 16, 2011
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This morning, Gov. Terry Branstad will participate in POLITICO’s “Energy and the Presidency” at 8 a.m. at the Embassy Club in Des Moines, Iowa. Also this morning, Gov. Branstad is releasing a letter he co-authored  with Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee to Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, Senate Republican Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell, House Speaker…

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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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Branstad, Reynolds highlight expanded use, hours of Workforce access points

November 14, 2011
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New hours and Saturday access dramatically expands options for Iowa’s unemployed Iowa Workforce Department (IWD) Director Teresa Wahlert joined Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds at the administration’s weekly press briefing today. The governor presented an update on the workforce virtual access deployment across Iowa and its continued success. “Iowa Workforce Development has succeeded…

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Gov. Branstad to speak at Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit

November 10, 2011
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Gov. Terry Branstad will speak at the Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit (IES) Saturday, November 12, 2011. The IES, held at Drake University’s Olmsted Center, has been held annually since 2008 and last year drew a crowd of 425. Saturday, November 12, 2011 9 a.m.            Gov. Branstad addresses the Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit                         Drake University – Olmsted…

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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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U.S. Commerce Department & Iowa Governor Terry Branstad Tout $1 Million i6 Green Investment to Promote Clean Energy Innovation and Job Creation

October 26, 2011
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The U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) and Governor Terry Branstad today hosted a press conference to recognize the Iowa Innovation Council I6 Green Project for being one of six winners of i6 Green, a federal, multi-agency competition to drive technology commercialization and entrepreneurship in support of a green innovation economy and increased U.S.…

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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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Lt. Gov. Reynolds announces four town hall meetings in Western Iowa

September 22, 2011
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– Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced that she will hold four town hall meetings in Western Iowa Monday, September 26, 2011 and Wednesday, September 28, 2011. The following events are open to the public:   Monday, September 26, 2011   11: 30 a.m.  Lt. Gov. Reynolds holds Greene County town hall meeting                         Greene…

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