Posts With Keyword ‘Ed Raber’

Washington County Laborshed Project Under Way

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Surveys have been sent to area businesses as part of a study of a regional economic development partnership.  

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Washington County Unemployment Numbers Remain Stable

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Unemployment figures in Washington County are showing no change based on information released yesterday.  

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Sales Tax Holiday Happening Soon

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Iowa is getting ready to hold their sales tax holiday next month.  

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Sales Tax Holiday Coming Next Month

Posted: Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Iowa is getting ready to hold their sales tax holiday next month.  

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Sustaining Drive Fundraising Campaign for Local Y

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington and Wellman Y’s have started to conduct their annual fundraising campaign.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Trade Zone Area and Bid Letting Date

Posted: Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have approved a designation of a Quad-City Foreign Trade Zone service area.  

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Last Day for Input Needed on New Regional Center

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Businesses in Washington are being asked to take part in a survey to help toward creating a new regional center.  

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Input Needed for New Regional Center

Posted: Thursday, December 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington businesses are being asked to take part in a survey to help in the creation of a new regional center.  

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Drops for Second Straight Month

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The latest round of unemployment figures has been released by the Iowa Workforce Development and Washington County’s rate dropped for a second month.  

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Job Shadow and Internship Opportunities Available

Posted: Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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High School students in Washington have a chance to learn about a future career through a job shadowing and internship opportunity.  

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Sales Tax Holiday Coming Up

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Iowa is once again holding their sales tax holiday next month.  

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Learn At Lunch Reservations Due

Posted: Thursday, February 24th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The next in the Learn At Lunch series is coming up on Monday. 

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Upcoming Learn At Lunch

Posted: Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The next in the Learn At Lunch series is coming up, Monday, February 28th. 

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Population Grows in Washington County

Posted: Saturday, January 15th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Washington County has had population growth. Washington Economic Development Group Director Ed Raber says over the last 10 years, Washington County along with six other counties in Eastern Iowa have been one of the faster growing areas of the state according to the Corridor Business Alliance (CBA).

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Washington County Gains 300 Workers, Unemployment Remains Steady

Posted: Monday, November 1st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Washington County’s labor force has grown by 2.5% and unemployment is one of the lowest in the state.

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Washington County Supervisors Approve Application For Joint Four County Housing Trust

Posted: Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has joined Benton, Jones and Iowa counties to form a housing trust through the East Central Iowa Council of Governments.

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Iowa Business Council Survey Gives Insight On Future Economic Outlook In Iowa

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa Business Council’s third quarter Economic Outlook Survey reports small growth ahead for Iowa’s economy.

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Unemployment In Washington County Decreased From June To July

Posted: Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Iowa’s unemployment rate increased from June to July, growing a percentage point to 6.8%, but Washington County saw a point two percent decrease.

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Iowa Offering New Small Business Loans For Up To $50,000

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Small Business Loan Program is offering up to $50,000 in low interest loans to businesses.

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Sales Tax Holiday: Washington Area Businesses Hoping For Large Turnout

Posted: Friday, August 6th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Clothing and footwear considered appropriate for everyday wear such as shirts, pants, hats, socks, shoes, sandal and underclothing items under $100 each are exempt from state and local option sales tax this weekend.

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