Linda Upmeyer

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 feedback on is our aging infrastructure system and...
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...
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...
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...
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