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Update LOIS with 2014 Union Statistics

New information about union memberships has recently been released and is available to you to include in the Community Profile section of LocationOneInformationSystem (LOIS). The 2014 data, compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the US Department of Labor, can be found here. State-level statistics are available but you can also drill down by […]

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Van Diest Supply Company hosts visit by Governor Branstad

Van Diest Supply Company played host to Branstad, who updated those in attendance on current issues at the state house, including a proposed gas tax hike, renewable fuel standards and the official start date for the school year. He also thanked the Van Diest family for their commitment to Iowa. After the presentation, Bob Van […]

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Workforce Housing Tax Credit Program Update

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) today opened the application for the Workforce Housing Tax Credit Program (WHTC), established by House File 2448. The program makes state tax incentives available to developers building or rehabilitating housing in Iowa. To be eligible for the program, projects must meet one of four criteria: Housing development located on […]