Linda Upmeyer

02/14/2017 - 4:56pm
Rebalancing the scales     We fulfilled our commitment last week of setting Supplemental State Aid within the first 30 days of session. This provides school districts with the certainty they need to begin planning their budgets for next school year. Thank you to the Senate and the Governor for their shared commitment in getting this done in a timely manner.     Last...
08/02/2016 - 1:56pm
National convention     With the beginning of August, a new school year is getting closer. That means back-to-school shopping which can be an expensive endeavor when you have multiple children that all need new supplies, clothes, and shoes.     In an effort to reduce the burden on Iowa taxpayers and leave more money...
07/12/2016 - 3:45pm
New Fiscal Year   Happy 240th birthday to the greatest country on earth, the United States of America!  I hope everyone had a safe and relaxing Independence Day filled with family and friends.  It was great to see and talk with so many Iowans during the Clear Lake parade.   I also want to say thank you to the men and women of...
06/28/2016 - 3:08pm
Summer fun in Iowa   Summer Adventures     County fair season has officially kicked off in District 54 with the Butler County Fair this week. I really enjoy visiting each of the county fairs in the district because it gives me an opportunity to talk with constituents and hear about their ideas and concerns.    ...
06/14/2016 - 3:40pm
Final action        With the arrival of June, it means that warmer weather and summer is here. Our free time will soon be filled with county fairs, cook outs, parades and more time with family. I know that I’m looking forward to this summer!      Recently, Gov. Terry Branstad completed action on...
05/31/2016 - 4:11pm
Ensuring safe and clean water for Iowans      This past weekend we celebrated Memorial Day, where we remembered those that have lost their lives fighting for and protecting the freedoms that we hold dear. I hope that you took a moment to remember the service and sacrifices that our men and women in uniform make in order to keep...
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