Consumer Energy Alliance Welcomes New Member Iowa Association of Business and Industry
HOUSTON – April 20, 2011 Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) is pleased to welcome the Iowa Association of Business and Industry as its newest affiliate member.
The Voice of Iowa Business since 1903, ABI is the state’s oldest and largest business organization. ABI represents approximately 1,400 member companies that employ over 300,000 Iowans in all sectors of Iowa’s economy.
“Consumer Energy Alliance is pleased to work closely with the Iowa Association of Business and Industry on energy issues at a regional and national level,” said CEA president David Holt. “Fostering healthy dialogue on energy policy is an essential function of CEA and ABI accomplishes this by being a voice for Iowa businesses on legislative and regulatory issues such as energy policy. CEA looks forward to working closely with the Iowa Association of Business and Industry to provide consumers with credible energy information and learning first-hand some of the concerns consumers have about federal and state energy policies. “
”Just like CEA, Iowa ABI is committed to fostering a climate for citizens to have the opportunity to enjoy the highest possible quality of life. Together with ABI, CEA will continue to work toward this goal by advocating for a balanced energy policy in the Midwest and the rest of the country,” added CEA Midwest Director Ryan Scott
“ABI is pleased to join the efforts of CEA to help develop energy policies that will bring long-term benefits to all Iowans. Our state’s economic development future is dependent upon the availability, reliability and affordability of energy. The efforts of CEA and its members will enable Iowa businesses to be part of the energy policy discussion at the national level,” said Mike Ralston, President of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry.