Linda Upmeyer

03/03/2015 - 2:38pm
Upmeyer criticizes Mason’s extravagant retirement package        It’s hard to believe the month of March has arrived. With the frigid temperatures we’ve been experiencing, I am looking forward to the first signs of a refreshing Iowa spring.       Earlier this year, the University of Iowa President Sally Mason announced her intent...
02/24/2015 - 12:02pm
Time for a dime?       Legislation continued to work its way through the subcommittee and committee process at the Statehouse last week. Bills are being carefully reviewed as we continue to receive valuable input from Iowans across the state on a variety of subjects.     One issue that I’ve been receiving...
02/17/2015 - 12:10pm
Legislature discusses multiple education issues last week   The fifth week of the legislative session proved to be a productive one that will strengthen Iowa’s middle-class families and small businesses.      I’m happy to report that the first bill sent to the Governor this session will provide approximately $...
02/10/2015 - 11:54am
Budget policy, road funding top fourth week of General Assembly                                                ...
02/03/2015 - 1:25pm
Legislators look into Ft. Madison prison delays        Iowans work hard for the money they earn. That’s why you’re careful with how you spend it. As elected officials, it is our duty to ensure your taxpayer dollars are spent wisely, and when a concern is raised, we look into it.      ...
01/27/2015 - 11:43am
Legislature tackles education funding last week   Week two of the legislative session is under our belts and our committees have quickly gotten down to business.      One of the issues we committed to addressing immediately when this legislative session began was the amount of funding that will be provided to our K...
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