Linda Upmeyer

07/22/2014 - 10:39am
House focused on increasing skilled workforce        The recent unseasonably chilly weather makes it feel more like harvest season than mid-July in Iowa! While I must admit it has been a refreshing break from the usual scorching heat and humidity, warmer temperatures appear to be on the horizon – just in time for RAGBRAI!      This year...
07/08/2014 - 11:31am
New laws went into effect July 1        I hope you had a Happy Fourth of July! This is the time of year when we gather with friends and family to celebrate our nation's birthday and our blessings of independence and liberty. A time when parade floats, city streets, and many of our front yards will be dotted with...
07/01/2014 - 11:29am
It’s hard to believe the 4th of July is right around the corner. Friends and family will soon be gathering to celebrate our nation’s birthday and reflect on the many blessings we enjoy as Americans. Thank you to all of our service men and women, past and present, for your sacrifice to preserve those things we cherish most- our...
06/03/2014 - 11:43am
The warmer spring temperatures have brought reinvigorating activity to Iowa’s landscape.  Headlights from tractors can be spotted in the fields late at night as farmers continue to busily plant for a bountiful harvest in the fall, gardeners have returned to their gardens to grow fresh vegetables and beautiful flowers to enjoy all...
05/12/2014 - 12:23pm
With the adjournment of the 2014 legislative session, the work of the 85th General Assembly is complete. In my role as the Majority Leader, I had the privilege to provide closing remarks at the end of this year's session.  During those remarks, I noted that at the beginning of the 85th General Assembly, back in ...
04/22/2014 - 2:51pm
Busy week at the statehouse Another productive week in the House is under our belts.  We continue to work hard on behalf of Iowans as we wind down the list of policy bills on our debate calendar and make additional progress on the budget bills. Tuesday, April 22 marks the 100th calendar day of the session.  Our goal was to have our...
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