Iowa Business Report

Iowa Business Report

The "Iowa Business Report” is a weekly half-hour radio program featuring interviews about business, government, the economy, jobs, trade, and investments. Each program also includes a “Business Profile” segment, telling the story of one Iowa-based company and its impact. The "Iowa Business Report" is presented by Advance Iowa (advanceiowa.com). The program is a copyrighted production of Totally Iowa Media, which is solely responsible for its content.

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January 28, 2022 2 min

Iowa Business Report Friday Edition
January 28, 2022     

Heidi Liegl of Cherry Meadow Winery & Distillery of Marion, on one of the surprises she found when she and her husband started the business.

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Iowa Business Report Thursday Edition
January 27, 2022    

Iowa Restaurant Association president and CEO Jessica Dunker on the challenges Iowa's hospitality industry still face, nearly two years after the start of the pandemic.



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Iowa Business Report Wednesday Edition
January 26, 2022    

Attorney Lea Patterson of the First Liberty Institute on this week's decision by OSHA to withdraw the emergency vaccine mandate for businesses with more than 100 employees.

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Iowa Business Report Tuesday Edition
January 25, 2022   

Financial journalist Jordan Goodman of moneyanswers.com on the Federal Reserve's attempts to slow inflation.

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Iowa Business Report Monday Edition
January 24, 2022      

Gov. Kim Reynolds on why her proposed flat individual income tax is needed to help the state be more competitive in business.

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On this edition of the Iowa Business Report:
 
Peter Komendowski of the Partnership for a Healthy Iowa shares information about why we have so many open jobs...and it's not pandemic-related.

The latest Rural Mainstreet Index is generally positive, but concerns about inflation continue.

And in this week's "Business Profile", we meet Dawnica and Joe King of Cruiser Electric in Ankeny.

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Iowa Business Report Friday Edition
January 21, 2022     

Dawnica and Joe King of Cruiser Electric in Ankeny share details of their original business plan, which included a future end of the business--and everything in between.



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Iowa Business Report Thursday Edition
January 20, 2022     

Peter Komendowski of the Partnership for a Healthy Iowa shares data on why it's become hard to connect potential workers with jobs.

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Iowa Business Report Wednesday Edition
January 19, 2022    

Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform talks about the impact of inflation on the national economy.

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Iowa Business Report Tuesday Edition
January 18, 2022   

Max Westlake of Morning Bell Coffee Company in Ames, a unique business in an era of "chain" coffee shops.

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Iowa Business Report Monday Edition
January 17, 2022   

Financial journalist Jordan Goodman of moneyanswers.com on the new, higher inflation rates reported by the government in the last week.

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On this edition of the Iowa Business Report:
 
The final part of our quartet of conversations about innovation in business with Paul Kinghorn of Advance Iowa.

Iowa Speaker of the House Pat Grassley talks about the role state government should play in enhancing business opportunities in Iowa.

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has information on the new IBAT-Iowa Businesses Against Trafficking program, to help stop human trafficking in I...

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Iowa Business Report Friday Edition
January 14, 2022  

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate on the new "Iowa Business Against Trafficking" effort announced this week.

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Iowa Business Report Thursday Edition
January 13, 2022 

Paul Kinghorn of Advance Iowa on the goals of various businesses in transition.

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Iowa Business Report Wednesday Edition
January 12, 2022

Financial journalist Jordan Goodman of moneyanswers.com on fears the U.S. economy could again shut down due to COVID-19 issues. 

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Iowa Business Report Tuesday Edition
January 11, 2022       

Mike Ralston of the Iowa Association of Business & Industry on the proper role of state government and business.

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Iowa Business Report Monday Edition
January 10, 2022      

Speaker of the Iowa House Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford) on his top priority as the 2022 legislative session begins--tax reform.

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On this edition of the Iowa Business Report:
 
The Iowa Business Council has developed a list of legislative priorities as the Iowa General Assembly gavels back into session Monday. IBC Executive Director Joe Murphy shares details.

Rep. Jon Jacobsen (R-Treynor) discusses a House study bill limiting the information businesses can demand from employees regarding health/vaccination status.

And in this week's "Business Profile"...

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Iowa Business Report Friday Edition
January 07, 2022     

Rep. Jon Jacobsen (R-Treynor) talks about proposed legislation limiting what Iowa businesses can know about the health and vaccination status of employees.

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Iowa Business Report Thursday Edition
January 06, 2022    

Dr. Lou Honary of Environmental Lubricants Manufacturing in Grundy Center predicts a major increase in demand for his company's product in 2022.



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