News & Announcements

 

Senate Plan Would Have Inmates Build Housing for Middle and Low Income Iowans  |  4/27/18

Iowa prison inmates could start building “affordable housing” for the general public under a proposed state initiative. More...

 

2018-2020 NADO Board of Directors Announced | 4/2/18

Congratulations to the newly elected NADO Board of Directors.  Nominations for the six membership regions and the Associate Member category resulted in non-contested elections. More...

 

Representative Young Receives 2018 NADO Congressional Partnership Award for Support of Regional Economic and Community Development Policies | 3/20/18

Washington, DC – Representative David Young (R-IA) was honored with a 2018 Congressional Partnership Award today from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for outstanding leadership in federal programs supporting regional economic and community development. More...

 

$3.1 Million Awarded to Iowa Communities for Infrastructure Projects | 3/9/18

March 9, 2018 (Des Moines, IA) – Awards totaling $3.1 million were announced today for nine communities across the state. The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) awarded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to support community water and sewer infrastructure projects. More...

 

Owners of fire damaged businesses learn of grant | 3/9/18

VINTON – Business owners recovering from this February’s downtown fire learned Tuesday afternoon they need to make decisions about their futures before city leaders can apply for a $100,000 grant through the Iowa Economic Development Administration. More...

 

Iowa Ranked #1 State in the Country | 3/6/18

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Iowa the #1 state in the country based on 8 categories - health care, education, economy, opportunity, infrastructure, crime/corrections, fiscal stability, & quality of life. More...

 

SWIPCO and SWITA Involved in Workforce Trips Partnership| 3/1/18

A transportation program in Sarpy County is changing its routes after the first few months provided mixed results. More...

 

Tax Cuts and Economic Growth | 2/28/18

We write to discuss why the recent Republican tax cuts are not likely to stimulate the long-term real economic growth under the prevailing conditions. More...

 

Director of the Federal Transit Administration: Who Is Thelma Drake? | 2/22/18

An inside look at the new FTA Director. More...

 

ECICOG vanpool campaign targets commuters on I-380s | 2/22/18

Monday morning, you may spot these billboards driving up and down I-380. More...

 

ICOG Members Partner with U of I Making National News | 2/9/18

A group of University of Iowa students presented possible solutions to a wastewater treatment issue at a lake in eastern Iowa. More...

 

IISC Spring Update | 2/9/18

Lake Delhi wastewater project student presentation Strong relationships with community partners and a deep understanding More...

 

What do rural Iowans want? It may not be what you think | 1/31/18

The Washington Post asked a question last month: Why are trailer parks all over rural America, but not Iowa? More...

 

 

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The Iowa Association of Councils of Governments is the trade association for the 17 Councils of Governments (COGs) in Iowa.
Iowa Association of Councils of Governments 400 East Court Ave, Suite 126 Des Moines, IA 50309 (515) 868-0133 staff@iarcog.com
The Iowa Association of Councils of Governments is the trade association for the 17 Councils of Governments (COGs) in Iowa.
Iowa Association of Councils of Governments 400 East Court Ave, Suite 126 Des Moines, IA 50309 (515) 868-0133 staff@iarcog.com
The Iowa Association of Councils of Governments is the trade association for the 17 Councils of Governments (COGs) in Iowa.
Iowa Association of Councils of Governments 400 East Court Ave, Suite 126 Des Moines, IA 50309 (515) 868-0133 staff@iarcog.com
The Iowa Association of Councils of Governments is the trade association for the 17 Councils of Governments (COGs) in Iowa.