NCSL President Comments on Iowa Speaker Announcement Not To Seek Reelection

9/30/2019

NCSL press release

Washington – Wisconsin assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R), the president of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), released the following statement on Iowa Speaker Linda Upmeyer’s (R) announcement to not seek reelection:

“Speaker Upmeyer will certainly be missed. She has not only been a great friend to NCSL and serving on the Executive Committee, but she has been a great friend to me personally. Choosing not to seek reelection is always a tough decision but Speaker Upmeyer is truly leaving Iowa better than she found it. Thank you for your friendship and your leadership Linda.”

Read more about Upmeyer.

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