Linda Upmeyer

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.      As we transition our focus...
03/10/2015 - 8:02pm
Upmeyer happy with funnel week progress        In looking at the extended forecast, I am hopeful we’ve seen the last of sub-zero temperatures for this season.      This week was very much devoted to committee work as we completed the first funnel week of the legislative session. As you may recall...
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...
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                                                ...
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