Initiatives

Initiatives

The Iowa Business Council determines its initiatives based on the council's various research reports, along with the members' business expertise and insight.  Once the state's business challenges are identified, council members work to develop and implement strategies that result in economic growth for Iowa. Currently, the council is actively working on two key areas of focus: tax reform and workforce readiness. 

In an effort to grow jobs, strengthen our economy and improve the fiscal health of our state, the Iowa Business Council supports the creation of a simple, transparent, and stable tax structure.  

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In order to sustain and grow business and industry in Iowa, we need workers of all skill levels. So, the Iowa Business Council works to align business and education to create a career ready workforce in Iowa. 

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