Linda Upmeyer

11/18/2014 - 1:30pm
Upmeyer geared up for another term        It is hard to believe but the holidays are almost here. I am looking forward to spending time with family over Thanksgiving and I hope you have the chance to do the same. With the early arrival of winter weather, we will have to throw an extra log on the fire.      I wanted to take a moment to thank 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...
03/11/2014 - 11:17am
March certainly came in like a lion, but with the forecast ahead, I'm hopeful warmer temperatures will be here to stay. We had another very productive week in the Iowa House.  In addition to passing many overwhelmingly bipartisan bills off the House floor, we also reached agreement with the Senate Majority party on joint...
03/04/2014 - 11:48am
It's hard to believe we have completed the seventh week of the legislative session.  We saw a great deal of floor action this week, including passing legislation that better protects Iowans and makes our state an even safer place to raise a family. 

 The tragedy that occurred last summer in Fort Dodge ...
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