Q4-2021 Economic Outlook Survey Results Released

The Iowa Business Council (IBC) has released its fourth-quarter Economic Outlook Survey for 2021. The report measures member expectations for sales, capital spending and employment for the next six months. If the index measures above 50, sentiment is positive. The fourth-quarter survey's overall economic outlook index is 68.86. In addition to being the sixth positive quarter in a row, it is also the highest index score since the second quarter of 2018. This strong showing projects continued conf read more

IBC Optimistic for 2022 Session After Condition of the State Speech

"As we look to grow Iowa’s population, modernizing our tax system is critical to making Iowa a more attractive place to live and do business.” says IBC Executive Director Joe Murphy. read more

Iowa Business Council Announces 2022 Legislative Agenda

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Business Leader: ‘Acute’ Workforce Shortage Means Recruiting High School Students More Vigorously

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Iowa Businesses Cope with Continued Shortage in Available Labor

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