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REYNOLDS ANNOUNCES ECONOMIC RECOVERY BOARD

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Governor Kim Reynolds is issuing an executive order to create an Economic Recovery Advisory Board.

She says the panel will help to “chart a course” for Iowa’s economic comeback after months of setbacks due to COVID-19.

OC………this pandemic.” :16

The advisory board’s members include executives from John Deere, Vermeer, MidAmerican Energy, Hy-Vee and other organizations.

It’s to be chaired by Ben McLean, the C-E-O of Des Moines-based Ruan Transportation:

OC……been before. :17

Reynolds says Iowa is well into the recovery phase of the pandemic and the board’s work will form the basis of her 2021 legislative agenda.

OC……..overcome adversity together.”:12

Barbara Sloniker of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce will also serve on the board.

Reynolds says the latest data indicates 50-thousand Iowans who lost their jobs this spring due to the pandemic are employed again.
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