Linda Upmeyer

09/02/2014 - 10:44am
Upmeyer discusses Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy As summer activities draw to a close, the attention of many families has shifted to the upcoming school year.  The start of the school year means there will be more children walking to and from school as well as increased traffic on our roadways.  Be sure to take extra care when you are out and about in order to keep...
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 ...
02/25/2014 - 4:11pm
This week’s winter storm did not hinder the good work being accomplished in the Iowa House. We successfully concluded the first “funnel,” which is a deadline for legislators to pass bills out of their respective policy committees in either the House or Senate, in order to remain eligible for further consideration....
02/18/2014 - 1:11pm
Happy Valentine’s Day! We may be getting a slight reprieve from the frigid temperatures, but I’ve hardly had a chance to notice with the busy week we’ve had at the Capitol. We experienced our first floor debate of the legislative session and, in preparation for next week’s first funnel, committees continued to work hard...
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