Entries by Eric Woolson

Apartment Property Owners File Suit to End Unfair Taxation of Apartments

Citing the negative impact on the state’s economy and residents, three apartment property owners filed suit today against the State of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance seeking an order that the inequitable property tax treatment of apartment buildings is unconstitutional. The lawsuit presents a major and significant challenge to Iowa’s property […]

The Concept Works Stages Simultaneous Events, Announcements for Playground Safety Group

The Concept Works, a West Des Moines, Iowa, public and government relations firm, planned and directed the statewide announcement of a playground safety study on behalf of the Iowa Safe Surfacing Initiative on Friday, March 4.   The goal of the Iowa Safe Surfacing Initiative (ISSI) is to demonstrate that Iowa-based technology can economically convert […]

Woolson Article on Los Angeles Bond Referendum Hits Cover of Current “Stormwater”

February 24, 2005 The City of Los Angeles’ $500-million bonding referendum to improve its stormwater system is the subject of Stormwater magazine’s latest cover story, authored by Eric Woolson, owner of The Concept Works. “This story combines a number of my favorite interests – politics, public policy, public relations, community infrastructure and environmental protection,” Woolson […]

Woolson Article on Los Angeles Bond Referendum Hits Cover of Current “Stormwater”

The City of Los Angeles’ $500-million bonding referendum to improve its stormwater system is the subject of Stormwater magazine’s latest cover story, authored by Eric Woolson, owner of The Concept Works.   “This story combines a number of my favorite interests – politics, public policy, public relations, community infrastructure and environmental protection,” Woolson said. “This […]

Speaker Pro Tem Carroll to Appear on Jan. 24 KUNI Radio Program About Medicaid

Iowa House Speaker Pro Tem Danny Carroll, R-Grinnell, will be a guest on a KUNI Public Radio about the state’s Medicaid program at 10:00 a.m., Jan. 24. Carroll, state Sen. Jack Hatch, D-Des Moines, and Iowa Department of Human Services Director Kevin Concannon will be interviewed by KUNI Statehouse Bureau Chief Jeneane Beck. The program […]

Woolson Article on Stormwater Utilities Lands on Cover of National Trade Pub

September 9, 2004 The municipal stormwater utility is emerging across the United States as a solution to persistent flooding problems and looming federal mandates, yet many communities are still grappling with the concept and its implementation. Eric Woolson, owner of The Concept Works, explores the topic in a newly published article for a national trade […]