Linda Upmeyer

05/19/2015 - 10:15am
  Negotiations continue as lawmakers eye session’s end        As we continue on the path toward adjournment for this legislative session, our focus remains on passing a sustainable, responsible and balanced state budget. Most appropriations bills are being considered in conference committees, where the House and Senate will work together to seek compromise...
03/03/2015 - 2:38pm
Upmeyer criticizes Mason’s extravagant retirement package        It’s hard to believe the month of March has arrived. With the frigid temperatures we’ve been experiencing, I am looking forward to the first signs of a refreshing Iowa spring.       Earlier this year, the University...
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...
02/17/2015 - 12:10pm
Legislature discusses multiple education issues last week   The fifth week of the legislative session proved to be a productive one that will strengthen Iowa’s middle-class families and small businesses.      I’m happy to report that the first bill sent to the Governor this session will provide approximately $...
02/10/2015 - 11:54am
Budget policy, road funding top fourth week of General Assembly                                                ...
02/03/2015 - 1:25pm
Legislators look into Ft. Madison prison delays        Iowans work hard for the money they earn. That’s why you’re careful with how you spend it. As elected officials, it is our duty to ensure your taxpayer dollars are spent wisely, and when a concern is raised, we look into it.      ...
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