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Welcoming refugees essential to Iowa’s economic future

Though it’s a long drive on I-80 between Cedar Rapids and Council Bluffs, our regional economies face many of the same challenges and opportunities. Iowans...
June unemployment rate

June unemployment drops to pre-pandemic rate of 2.6%

Iowa's unemployment rate dropped to 2.6% in June – marking the six straight month unemployment has decreased and signaling a return to pre-pandemic unemployment...
Representative Mariannette Miller-Meeks hears small business owners discuss day-to-day troubles they face.

Rep. Miller-Meeks ‘remains hopeful’ on documented Dreamer bill

Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, flanked on both sides by North Liberty business owners, addressed workforce and immigration reform concerns during a small business roundtable at...
Fed Chicago chairman Charles Evans

Fed Chicago president: Inflation ‘clearly too high’

Aggressive action is needed to bring surging inflation under control, and that action will likely include a series of increases in the benchmark federal-funds...
Iowa WorkForce Development

Iowa’s unemployment rate drops to 2.7% in May

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped for the fifth consecutive month to 2.7% in May– down from 3% in April and from 4.5% one...
ILII, Iowa Leading Indicators

Iowa Leading Indicators Index increases in April

The Iowa Leading Indicators Index (ILII), used by state officials to forecast tax revenues and the future direction of economic activity, increased 0.3% in...
Iowa WorkForce Development

Iowa’s unemployment rate falls to 3.0% in April

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.0% in April – down from 3.3% in March and from 4.5% one year ago. The U.S....

Iowa unemployment rate falls to 3.7% in January

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 3.7% in January from the revised December rate of 3.9%. The labor force participation rate increased slightly to...

Iowa’s unemployment rate falls to 3.7% in November

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.7% in November, down from 3.9% in October and 3.9% one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate...
Iowa WorkForce Development

Iowa reemployment case management program launches in January

Iowa Workforce Development will start the new year with a new sense of urgency about unemployment by launching a new program with more assistance...

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