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GOP: Speaker Upmeyer Issues Statement on the Passing of Rep. Greg Forristall

May 11, 2017
GOP: Speaker Upmeyer Issues Statement on the Passing of Rep. Greg Forristall

Speaker of the Iowa House Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) issued the following statement in response to the passing of Rep. Greg Forristall (R-Macedonia): “Our hearts are heavy today with the passing of Rep. Greg Forristall, who fought courageously during his  battle with cancer.  He was a dedicated public servant to the people he represented and…

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GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Closing Remarks for the 2017 Session

April 25, 2017
GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Closing Remarks for the 2017 Session

This was a session in which we all came in a little unsure of how to read the message from the election. What seemed clear however, is that voters were tired of the status quo and they weren’t very interested in shoulder shrugs or finger-pointing from their representatives. Voters wanted government to get work done…

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GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Opening Remarks for the 87th General Assembly

January 9, 2017
GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Opening Remarks for the 87th General Assembly

(DES MOINES) — Speaker of the House Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) delivered opening remarks to the Iowa House of Representatives today.  The following are her remarks, as prepared for delivery: Ladies and gentlemen, good morning! It’s such an honor to be here with you today. I love being able to share such an amazing day…

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Dems: Iowa Legislative Leaders, Governor Branstad Pre-Session Interviews with Iowa Reporters (Video)

January 5, 2017

On January 13, 2017, the Associated Press organized a pre-session news conference with with the leaders of the Iowa Legislature and Governor Branstad. The meetings were livestreamed on the Iowa Senate Democrats' Facebook Page.

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Speaker Linda Upmeyer

September 13, 2016
GOP: Meet Our Members – Speaker Linda Upmeyer

Speaker of the House Leader Linda Upmeyer just finished serving her seventh term in the Iowa House.  She represents Iowa’s 54th District which includes Clear Lake and Hampton. Rep. Upmeyer serves as the first female Speaker of the Iowa House of Representatives, and was previously elected as Iowa’s first female House Majority Leader by her peers in 2010. Linda…

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GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Closing Remarks

April 29, 2016
GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Closing Remarks

(DES MOINES) – Speaker of the House Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) delivered closing remarks on the 2016 session to the Iowa House of Representatives today.  The following are her remarks, as prepared for delivery: Ladies and Gentlemen of the House, thank you.  Thank you for your time, patience and service. A very special thanks to…

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GOP: Speaker Select Upmeyer Issues Statement on Syrian Refugees

November 17, 2015
GOP: Speaker Select Upmeyer Issues Statement on Syrian Refugees

(DES MOINES) – Today Speaker Select Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) issued the following statement regarding Governor Branstad’s actions to suspend the relocation of Syrian refugees in Iowa: “Iowa has a rich tradition of compassion and welcoming refugees from across the globe, but we must ensure that the safety and security of Iowans are put first,”…

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – Growing a 21st Century Workforce

November 16, 2015
GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – Growing a 21st Century Workforce

Earlier this week we celebrated Veteran’s Day to honor those who served in our nation’s armed forces. I’d like to take the time at the beginning of this newsletter to thank them for their service, sacrifice, and dedication to this country. Without the brave men and women of our armed forces, past and present, I…

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too

October 27, 2015
GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too

Caution Flags With Halloween upon us next week, that means that the Holiday Season is right around the corner.  Soon we will all be getting ready to spend time with family and friends over Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners as we head into the New Year.  It’s hard to believe that we are only about two…

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too

October 6, 2015
GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too

Iowa’s Farm Economy in Decline Autumn is finally upon us which brings one of my favorite times of the year in Iowa.  Pumpkin patches, football, and harvest season fill our weekends, and we’re treated to absolutely gorgeous weather while we watch the leaves change colors.  It’s truly hard to think of a better time of…

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