Linda Upmeyer

06/23/2015 - 12:11pm
Budget decisions keep Iowa’s financial health in check   As local swimming pools, lakes and rivers begin to fill up across the state, it’s hard to believe we are already in the latter part of June!      Town festivals celebrating our communities’ rich and unique heritages are well underway. County fairs have kicked off across the state showcasing our...
05/05/2015 - 1:52pm
Upmeyer page thankful for legislative opportunity        Each legislative session we are joined by high school juniors and seniors from across the state to serve as pages in either the Iowa House, Iowa Senate or the Legislative Services Agency. As the House Majority Leader, I am privileged to have a page based in my office...
04/28/2015 - 2:04pm
House lays out FY 16 budget plan   The April rain showers we’ve been receiving have brought an abundance of bright green grass and new growth to our landscape. Farmers are returning to the fields to plant for a bountiful harvest in the fall, and in no time at all warmer temperatures will be here to stay. You can’t beat springtime...
04/21/2015 - 12:08pm
Upmeyer on education funding: “Pass what we can afford”        A great deal of floor action was completed this week that creates opportunities and solutions for Iowans, ranging from simplifying tax issues to improving our mental health system. We also passed the first budget bill of the session to the Senate....
04/14/2015 - 12:58pm
“Untrue” claims skew new gun legislation   Another productive week in the Iowa House is under our belts. We continue to work hard on behalf of Iowans as we move various pieces of policy forward that will make Iowa a better place to live and work.      Through the passage of amendment H-1177 to SF 427, for the...
04/07/2015 - 3:05pm
Disappointment looms after Medicaid bill fails        The warmer temperatures, sporadic rain showers and green grass beginning to peek through Iowa’s rich soil are all refreshing reminders that spring certainly has sprung in Iowa.         This week wrapped up the second legislative...
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