Last week the UK made a bold move to create a common voice to assure readers they are not alone in this ‘new reality’ we are all experiencing and assured readers they are in this with them. Press Associations across the country are participating in doing the same thing here for our papers and communities.  On…

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The state and federal government are taking action to assist businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some resources that have been announced recently. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a disaster declaration for the state of Iowa as of January 31, 2020 and continuing. The declaration allows pandemic-impacted small businesses to apply…

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As our communities continue to work through the impact of COVID-19, the work of journalists becomes even more important. As your Association we hope to provide you with as much support as possible. I will continue to draw to your attention topics that may be helpful or important to you or your business.  Senate Passes…

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Journalists shine the brightest during our most difficult times as a nation. Thank you for all that you are doing to communicate with your community, take care of your employees and keep your own family and friends safe. As a business I appreciate that you are all juggling many competing priorities. Please know the Iowa…

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