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Affordable Care Act Mandate Delayed

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Affordable Care Act Mandate Delayed

There has been more discussion and debate over portions of the Affordable Care Act this week in Washington.  The Obama Administration moved to delay the business mandate implementation for a year, which the House approved, then also approved a year long delay in the individual mandate, which the Administration opposes. South Dakota Senator John Thune says they have also had talks about Medicaid funding and letting states have more authority……

Thune says while some parts of the reform make sense, he would like to see most of it repealed………

Thune says he is not happy that the IRS will be involved in enforcement of health care taxes……

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South Dakota Democrats Talk Medicaid Expansion

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Medicaid expansion continues to be on the South Dakota legislative agenda.

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House Education Committee Repeals Foundation Funding

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The South Dakota House Education Committee voted to repeal the foundation funding legislation.

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Lots Of Lobbying On Gas Tax Proposal

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One Iowa State Senator says the lobbying has been intense as the legislature prepares to take up a proposal to increase the state gas tax.

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Sioux Falls Flood Map Discussed

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South Dakota’s Congressional delegation met with the Federal Emergency Management Agency this week to talk about new flood maps for the City of Sioux Falls.