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Ag Secretary Says Immigration Reform Is Long Overdue

Ag Secretary Says Immigration Reform Is Long Overdue

This week the House Judiciary Committee is working on several piece meal bills to address immigration reform.  This contrasts with a comprehensive bill already passed in the Senate.  U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says regardless of the how it’s crafted, immigration reform is long overdue.

Vilsack says immigration reform is needed to give agriculture some certainty about the work force.

He says another badly needed component is a workable guest worker program.

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A look back on some of the week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Northwestern Energy Requesting Rate Hike

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A request has been made with the Public Utilities Commission for a rate hike for Northwestern Energy customers.

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Consumers can sue Target over data breach

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A judge has cleared the way for consumers to sue the retailer over the 2013 data breach.

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Nebraska Students Experience Taiwanese Agriculture

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Three Nebraska high school seniors spent last week in Taiwan, touring farms, research facilities, and learning the local culture.

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Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

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Americans say they are skeptical that the benefits will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety.