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Iowa regulator's confirmation delayed amid conflict concerns - Beloit Daily News

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Beloit Daily News

Iowa regulator's confirmation delayed amid conflict concerns
Beloit Daily News
In this Nov. 15, 2015 photo, Geri Huser, chairwoman of the Iowa Utilities Board, speaks during a hearing on the Dakota Access pipeline at the Boone County Fairgrounds in Boone, Iowa. A review by The Associated Press shows that Huser maintained a busy ...

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Project Labor Agreements keep business in Iowa - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

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The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Project Labor Agreements keep business in Iowa
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
These out-of-state workers were regularly funneled in as cheap labor to work on Iowa taxpayer-funded construction projects, leaving Iowa workers unemployed and taking money away from local economies. A primary benefit of PLAs has always been to ...

Iowa dealership to move to larger location - Powersports Business (press release) (subscription) (blog)

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Iowa dealership to move to larger location
Powersports Business (press release) (subscription) (blog)
PowerSports, a Waterloo, Iowa-based dealership has announced it will move to a larger location just south of Cedar Falls, in the former Leer's Cycle Center building. Plans remain ... We've done well in the business, but we've really under-achieved. We ...
Cedar Valley February unemployment lowest in 16 yearsWaterloo Cedar Falls Courier

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Guest view: Iowa's tax code is unfair, anti-business - Muscatine Journal

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Muscatine Journal

Guest view: Iowa's tax code is unfair, anti-business
Muscatine Journal
Last week, we read of our state's fiscal year 2017 budget revenue shortfall of nearly $250 million. This week we heard the news that 73 of our 99 counties have declined in population with more than half of our population living in just 10 counties ...

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Iowa Republicans back 'fetal heartbeat' abortion legislation - Business Insider

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 23:21

Iowa Republicans back 'fetal heartbeat' abortion legislation
Business Insider
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republicans are backing legislation banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, prompting Democrats to threaten an all-night filibuster to prevent an initial procedural vote. A GOP-led House committee was ...

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UPDATE: Car leaking gasoline may have started fire at Marion construction business - KCRG

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 18:34

KCRG

UPDATE: Car leaking gasoline may have started fire at Marion construction business
KCRG
MARION, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - Investigators believe a gas leak may have caused a fire at a business in Marion. Firefighters responded to Delaney Concrete Construction around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Investigators believe a car inside the garage had a gas leak, ...

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Cownie: I'm proud to support workers' comp bill - DesMoinesRegister.com

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 17:58

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Cownie: I'm proud to support workers' comp bill
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There have been a great number of advocates for reforming Iowa's workers' compensation's laws. The Iowa Business Council (IBC), the Association of Business and Industry (ABI), John Deere, the Iowa Self-Insured Association, Master Builders of Iowa (MBI ...

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AP Exclusive: Iowa regulator keeps busy private law practice - Charlotte Observer

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 13:31

San Francisco Chronicle

AP Exclusive: Iowa regulator keeps busy private law practice
Charlotte Observer
A powerful Iowa regulator has maintained a busy and profitable private legal practice even though a law mandates she devote her "whole time" to state business, a review by The Associated Press shows. Iowa Utilities Board Chairwoman Geri Huser has been ...
AP Exclusive: Iowa regulator keeps busy private law practice - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closingskwwl.com

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Iowa comp reform bill heads to governor - Business Insurance

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 12:39

Business Insurance

Iowa comp reform bill heads to governor
Business Insurance
The Iowa Senate passed a revised workers compensation reform bill that includes stricter rules about the burden of proof for intoxication resulting in a workplace injury and disability resulting from shoulder injuries. The Senate voted 29-21 to pass ...
Iowa State Senate OKs bill banning counties, cities from raising minimum wageOmaha World-Herald
GOP's minimum wage rollback headed to Branstad's deskDesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa Senate OKs estimated $1.8M reduction to injured workersWichita Eagle
Island Packet -Radio Iowa
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Manning Business Owner, Ben Puck, Named Iowa Small Business Person Of The Year - 1380 KCIM

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 11:23

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Manning Business Owner, Ben Puck, Named Iowa Small Business Person Of The Year
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This year's recognition will take place the week of April 30, and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has released names of the winners of the 2017 Iowa Small Business Week Awards. Topping that list is local business owner, Ben Puck, of Puck ...

SBA Small Business Week award winners named - Business Record

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 10:38

SBA Small Business Week award winners named
Business Record
Michelle DeClerck, president of West Des Moines-based Conference Event Management, won the Iowa SBA Women in Business Champion of the Year. DeClerck serves as secretary for the Iowa Chapter of the National Association of Women Business ...

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SBA Small Business Week award winners named - Business Record

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 10:38

SBA Small Business Week award winners named
Business Record
Michelle DeClerck, president of West Des Moines-based Conference Event Management, won the Iowa SBA Women in Business Champion of the Year. DeClerck serves as secretary for the Iowa Chapter of the National Association of Women Business ...

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Iowa farmland values inched upward, survey shows - Beloit Daily News

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 05:56

Iowa farmland values inched upward, survey shows
Beloit Daily News
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new survey suggests that farmland values in Iowa have inched upward in the past six months. A report from the Iowa Realtors Land Institute Chapter No. 2 says the farmland values climbed nearly 1 percent from September to ...

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Iowa farmland values inched upward, survey shows - STLtoday.com

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 05:37

Iowa farmland values inched upward, survey shows
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new survey suggests that farmland values in Iowa have inched upward in the past six months. A report from the Iowa Realtors Land Institute Chapter No. 2 says the farmland values climbed nearly 1 percent from September to ...

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Iowa State Senate OKs bill banning counties, cities from raising minimum wage - Omaha World-Herald

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 01:28

Omaha World-Herald

Iowa State Senate OKs bill banning counties, cities from raising minimum wage
Omaha World-Herald
“When arguments are made that these minimum wage increases are terrible on the economy and they bankrupt businesses, I just don't think that there's any evidence of that whatsoever,” said Tom Hockensmith, a Polk County supervisor who helped pass the ...
Bill cutting workers' compensation benefits goes to BranstadDesMoinesRegister.com
Rollback of minimum wages in Iowa now in Branstad's handsMason City Globe Gazette
The Latest: Iowa OKs bill pre-empting local wage increasesWichita Eagle
Radio Iowa -The Olympian
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Lawmakers OK Standard Minimum Wage; Some Will See Pay Cuts - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 20:48

Mason City Globe Gazette

Lawmakers OK Standard Minimum Wage; Some Will See Pay Cuts
U.S. News & World Report
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Republican-controlled Iowa Legislature on Monday approved a bill that would prohibit local governments from raising minimum hourly wages above the state level, effectively cutting some existing worker wages — an unusual ...
GOP's minimum wage rollback headed to Branstad's deskDesMoinesRegister.com
Rollback of minimum wages in Iowa now in Branstad's handsMason City Globe Gazette
The Latest: Iowa OKs bill pre-empting local wage increasesWichita Eagle
The Olympian
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BC-USDA-Iowa Elev Grain Prcs - Beloit Daily News

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 17:45

BC-USDA-Iowa Elev Grain Prcs
Beloit Daily News
BC-USDA-Iowa Elev Grain Prcs ... March 27, 2017 at 7:45 pm | LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas House passed legislation that would shield businesses from liability for what employees do before and after their primary work. The measure to amend ...

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BC-USDA-Iowa-Daily Hogs - Beloit Daily News

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 16:29

BC-USDA-Iowa-Daily Hogs
Beloit Daily News
Back to Business. BC-USDA-Iowa-Daily Hogs. AP. March 27, 2017 at 2:09 pm | The Associated Press. Print Article. LM—HG206. Des Moines, Iowa, Mon, Mar 27, 2017, USDA Market News. IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT AFTERNOON HOG REPORT ...

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Renew Rural Iowa backs Ag Startup Engine at ISU - Business Record

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 16:03

Renew Rural Iowa backs Ag Startup Engine at ISU
Business Record
Renew Rural Iowa has joined backers of the Ag Startup Engine at the Iowa State University Research Park, joining Next Level Ventures and founding members Summit Agricultural Group, Ag Leader Technologies, Ag Ventures Alliance, and Peoples Co.

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Renew Rural Iowa backs Ag Startup Engine at ISU - Business Record

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 16:03

Renew Rural Iowa backs Ag Startup Engine at ISU
Business Record
Renew Rural Iowa has joined backers of the Ag Startup Engine at the Iowa State University Research Park, joining Next Level Ventures and founding members Summit Agricultural Group, Ag Leader Technologies, Ag Ventures Alliance, and Peoples Co.

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