DES MOINES, IOWA (January 11, 2021) — Small-business job growth continued in December, but the gains remain uneven as certain sectors of the economy are slowing due to state-mandated restrictions and consumer resistance to spend, according to 

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 7, 2021) The number of initial unemployment claims in Iowa, filed between Sunday, December 27, and Saturday, January 2, was 8,236, an increase of 1,095 from last week’s adjusted numbers.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (January 7, 2021) Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP) has expanded its 9th annual Icestravaganza to a multi-day celebration beginning at 5PM, Friday, January 15, through 10PM, Sunday, January 17, at the Freight House in downtown Davenport, 421 W River Drive.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 7, 2021) — The Iowa Business Council (IBC) has released its fourth-quarter Economic Outlook Survey for 2020. The survey's overall economic outlook index rose to 62.5, increasing 3.78 points from the third quarter of 2020. This marks the second quarter in a row where the index has measured above 50, a finding that represents continued positive economic sentiment as the state emerges from the pandemic.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 5, 2020) Join the Moline Public Library and The Moline Foundation for a series of three free virtual workshops in January 2021. Each workshop will last an hour with a half hour for questions afterward. They will be given by Ken Elshoff, who is a former GS-0201-12 Federal HR Specialist (Recruitment/Placement) with The Department of Veterans Affairs.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 1, 2021) — The number of initial unemployment claims in Iowa, filed between Sunday, December 20, and Saturday, December 26, was 7,644, an increase of 373 from last week’s adjusted numbers.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 23, 2020) The number of initial unemployment claims in Iowa, filed between Sunday, December 13, and Saturday, December 19, was 7,645, an increase of 1,119 from last week’s adjusted numbers.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 18, 2020) Iowa’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 3.6 percent in November, a slight drop from the October revised rate of 3.7 percent. The state’s jobless rate was 2.8 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 6.7 percent in November.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 17, 2020) The number of initial unemployment claims in Iowa, filed between Sunday, December 6, and Saturday, December 12, was 6,949, a decrease of 3,163 from last week’s adjusted numbers.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 10, 2020) The number of initial unemployment claims in Iowa, filed between Sunday, November 29, and Saturday, December 5, was 10,747, an increase of 5,390 from last week’s adjusted numbers.

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