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GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Opening Remarks for the 88th General Assembly

January 14, 2019
GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Opening Remarks for the 88th General Assembly

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: Good morning and welcome back to the Iowa House of Representatives. The first day of session is always something I look forward to. It is a day full…

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GOP: House Republicans Support IPERS

October 22, 2018
GOP: House Republicans Support IPERS

By Speaker Linda Upmeyer Over the last several weeks, I have seen a lot of misinformation being spread across Iowa regarding the Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS).  Unfortunately, Democrats are crisscrossing the state, holding meetings and panicking IPERS members that their pensions will be cut or eliminated altogether.  This is absurd and the worst…

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GOP: Iowa House Republicans 2017-08-25 10:05:45

August 25, 2017
GOP: Iowa House Republicans 2017-08-25 10:05:45

Stopgap Measure will stabilize Iowa’s collapsing health insurance market A new school year is upon us and evenings will soon be filled with fall sports and other school activities. Best of luck to all Iowa students, teachers, and parents for a successful new school year! Iowa once had a stable and affordable health insurance market…

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GOP: A Skilled and Competitive Workforce

July 31, 2017
GOP: A Skilled and Competitive Workforce

A Skilled and Competitive Workforce Summer continues to move right along which means the Iowa State Fair is just around the corner. The State Fair is a wonderful opportunity for families from across the Midwest to spend time together and learn about the impact that agriculture has here in Iowa and around the globe. The…

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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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