On the jobs front, the unemployment rate for the Cedar Rapids area stood at 3.2 percent in May, even tighter than the national unemployment rate of 4.3 percent for the same period. Meanwhile, the housing market recorded its lowest inventory of housing.
We can draw from those major metro areas ,” he said. The biggest obstacle, McCreight said, is an outside perception that Cedar Rapids may not have more to offer. “The toughest part of our job , and one of the main reasons we wanted to bring this show.
The Cedar Rapids center employs about 150 workers, while the Quad-City center employs about 120. Management positions aren't included in the numbers. "There would be some job openings ... Postal Workers Union Rapid Area Local 166, which represents Cedar.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Ia. — Officials of a city in eastern Iowa have given initial approval to an ordinance that would restrict panhandling ... for him to keep a regular job and that he would have to find another area to go if the restrictions pass.
An Iowa-based call center operator plans to return to El Paso by opening a new call center in November with 150 jobs on the West Side. Thomas L. Cardella & Associates, or TLC Associates, also is opening a ... This area has a good-quality workforce with.
Cedar Rapids-based Alliant Energy has announced plans to start ... “Certainly it will create some job opportunities both during installation and then long-term in maintenance. There’s the income opportunity as Upland Prairie pays long-term for the.
Van Houten said the proposal calls for replacing outdated classroom technology equipment and upgrading network infrastructure to expand wireless district-wide to improve teaching and learning. She said the district's job is prepare students to be.
Cedar Rapids and Linn County officials, who are backing the Cedar Crossing options, and casino developers promise jobs , tax money to upgrade public facilities including a dated parking ramp, and help filling the city-owned DoubleTree Hotel, U.S.
Keith Rippy, chief executive of Area Ambulance Service, is seeking the third district Cedar Rapids City Council seat. The Gazette. Oct 11, 2017 at 3:08 pm | Print View ... Some big fish have expressed interest in opening shop in Iowa, including Amazon.
“In order to do that, we have to provide opportunities that fit what they want to do. ... “Prior to Meskwaki Inc., if you were a tribal member and you wanted to stay in the area , you really had two choices: either tribal government ... or gaming.
As an elected representative, I would seek to stay engaged in the community and be A Voice for Cedar Rapids to meet people where they're at and engage in community activities to better be accessible to constituents but also understand what needs.