Linda Upmeyer

08/05/2014 - 3:02pm
Education initiatives a priority for Legislature in 2014        ment time is always a good reminder that the next school year is right around the corner. Families will soon be making the transition from one routine to another: As summer sports, pool time and camps wrap up, fall sports, academics and extracurricular activities are soon to follow.   ...
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...
04/15/2014 - 10:23am
The warming temperatures, green grass, and longer daylight hours are sure signs that spring has arrived in Iowa. After the long winter, I have no doubt we are all looking forward to getting outdoors and enjoying the state’s great activities and events.      You may be following the recent news coverage regarding the...
04/08/2014 - 12:06pm
Busy week in the House This past week was a productive one in the House.  In addition to passing numerous policy bills, we also began the process of passing this year's budget bills off the floor.  As we continue to work toward adjournment, we will remain focused on passing a responsible budget with the taxpayers of Iowa in...
03/25/2014 - 11:19am
Saluting Dr. Norman Borlaug As the month of March wraps up, so do our students' winter sports activities.  I want to extend a hearty congratulations to all of our wrestling, boys basketball, and girls basketball athletes who had great success at the state tournament!  We now turn our attention to spring sports and I look forward...
03/18/2014 - 2:40pm
Second funnel deadline is upon us Spring is definitely in the air!  The warming temperatures did not distract us from completing another productive week at the Capitol.  We wrapped up the second legislative funnel, a deadline which requires policy bills to have cleared either the House or Senate and a committee of...
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