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  • BY CHRIS CONETZKEY
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 8:57 AM

  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 4:23 PM
    January 2016 net general fund revenue was $21.3 million, 3.8 percent above the January 2015 revenue level, said Jeff Robinson, a senior fiscal analyst for the Legislative Services Agency, in his monthly video memo. 
    January 2016 net general fund revenue was $21.3 million, 3.8 percent above the January 2015 revenue level, said Jeff Robinson, a senior fiscal analyst for the Legislative Services Agency, in his monthly video memo. 

  • Friday, January 29, 2016 10:22 AM
    After moderating the 2016 Economic Forecast, Business Record Editor Chris Conetzkey sums up what he learned from this year's panelists. The main takeaway? Despite some of the uneasiness in the news affecting optimism, 2016 isn't a year for your business to hunker on the sidelines.

  • BY CHRIS CONETZKEY
    Thursday, January 28, 2016 5:34 PM
    How will Iowa's economy fare in 2016? We asked all four panelists at our annual Economic Forecast luncheon to provide their forecasts for 2016 and to provide their reasoning.

  • Friday, January 08, 2016 10:55 AM
    Over the first six months of fiscal year 2016, Iowa net general fund revenue growth stands at 2.0 percent, with individual income tax and sales tax growth positive and corporate income tax growth negative, says Jeff Robinson, a senior fiscal analyst for the Legislative Services Agency, in his monthly video memo.

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Tuesday, December 29, 2015 10:47 AM
    This year, we offered a few more videos on our website for your viewing pleasure.

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Tuesday, December 08, 2015 6:00 PM
    Zachary Mannheimer, founder of the Des Moines Social Club, will resign as executive director Dec. 31. On Jan. 2, he’ll begin work as vice president for creative place-making at the for-profit Iowa Business Growth, an economic development company based in Johnston. We asked Mannheimer about his dream of reviving small Iowa towns through the arts and agricultural and technological entrepreneurship.

  • BY MEGAN VERHELST
    Monday, December 07, 2015 2:09 PM
    In October, NEXUS Executive Women's Alliance announced the launch of its EPIC Corporate Challenge at a luncheon for Central Iowa CEOs at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden.

  • BY CHRIS CONETZKEY
    Monday, November 16, 2015 8:00 AM
    Des Moines Police Chief Dana Wingert replies to a question from the audience about the likelihood that a Ferguson Missouri type event could happen in Des Moines.

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Friday, October 16, 2015 12:40 PM
    Once our seven scheduled Ignite talks had finished, we asked for brave volunteers from the audience to continue igniting Des Moines with their own 2-min. Ignite talks.

  • BY CHRIS CONETZKEY
    Thursday, October 15, 2015 12:06 PM
    Below are links to videos of all of our presenters at our Oct. 14 Ignite Des Moines Power Breakfast. Below each video you'll see icons that allow you to quickly share their Ignite talks. If you want to help us continue igniting Des Moines, simply sharing the videos with your social networks!

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015 2:55 PM
    55,000 people are going hungry in Polk County. 55,000! And it’s not just people in the areas you might expect. Kids in Ankeny and West Des Moines are waking up and going to school without having eaten dinner the night before. In their joint talk, Polk County Supervisors John Mauro and Angela Connolly share information about the effort that is just underway to make Polk County Hunger free.

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015 2:53 PM
    Courtney Long is a Design Fellow at Iowa State University and works at the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. Her topic of creating urban agriculture was particularly interesting, in that, during a time of such angst and strife between rural and urban communities in Iowa, here is an effort that looks to draw upon our rural roots to help solve an urban problem. In her talk, Long shares a variety of efforts already underway to tackle urban agriculture.

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015 2:49 PM
    Eric Burmeister has been with the Polk County Housing Trust Fund since 2010 and is currently the organization’s Executive Director. He has long been a proponent of affordable housing and through his work with the Polk County Housing Trust Fund he’s spent countless hours advocating and educating on an topic that is so often misconstrued and misunderstood. In his talk he argues that not having access to affordable housing can have grave consequences and we need to think about what type of housing our current and future workforce will need.

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015 2:46 PM
    Ying Sa recently shared that Iowa is the 2nd fastest growing state for immigrant-owned businesses. Let that sink in for a second. Ying has been helping those immigrant owned businesses for years both through her firm - Community CPA & Associates - and as the chair of the Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit. She’s a Business Record Woman of Influence honoree and we recently asked her to begin blogging on our site IowaBiz.com about how the business community can better understand and embrace the opportunity this growing subset of businesses provides other Des Moines businesses.


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