Iowa Workforce Development

An organization that focuses on workforce development in southeast Iowa says it has a better idea of why local students drop out of school.

Fort Madison will soon be able to sell a downtown property to an out-of-town developer.

The Lee County Board of Superivisors is letting the state of Iowa know what it thinks about a plan to cut local services.

One southeast Iowa lawmaker does not believe the state legislature will be able to stop a reduction in local workforce development services.

It appears recruiting local government is the next step for a workforce program in Iowa.

Unemployment Up in Lee County

Nov 20, 2012

The latest numbers from Iowa Workforce Development show why many in Lee County support the construction of a new fertilizer plant near Wever.

Job Fair for Ex-Siemens Workers

Nov 15, 2012

Congress is not expected to extend the wind energy Production Tax Credit, which means it will expire at the end of the calendar year.

That led a group of lawmakers to go to the House floor, Wednesday, to call on Speaker John Boehner to bring the legislation up for a vote during the lame-duck session of Congress.