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National Milk Group Fears Immigration Bill Will Get Delayed

  The Syrian situation and unrest in the Middle East along with the federal budget and debt ceiling debate has…

Minnesota Farmers Union To Work For State Tax Repeal Next Year

Minnesota state legislators held a one day special session this week but did not address any tax issues. The one…

National Pork Board Completes 2014 Budget Of $ 45.3 Million Dollars

National Pork Board members meeting with producers in Des Moines last week ironed out their 2014 budget.  Pork Board President…

NFU Asking Congress To Finish Farm Bill And Support RFS And COOL

Tuesday, Over 300 National Farmers Union members took to the hill lobbying Congress on three major priorities.  Vice President of…

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Senator Says Justice Department Won’t Investigate Smithfield Sale

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley who earlier voiced concerns over the sale of Smithfield Foods to a Chinese company says the…

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NFU Backing Cool In The Courts And On Capital Hill

Groups embroiled in the court fight over Country of Origin Labeling are awaiting a Judge’s decision that could come as…

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Iowa Trade Team Says US And Japan Excited About TPP

A trade team from Iowa is attending the U.S. Japan Midwest Association Annual meeting in Japan this week.  Iowa Governor…

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South Dakota Senator’s Drought Bill Has High Price Tag

The Congressional Budget Office has determined that legislation to reauthorize the National Integrated Drought Information System will cost $ 65…

South Dakota Farmers Union Pushing For RFS And COOL Defense

South Dakota Farmers Union has a delegation of over 30 in the nation’s capital this week lobbying lawmakers on the…

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Iowa Pork Leader Sees Great Trade With Possible Smithfield Purchase

  A U.S. government agency has given its approval to Smithfield’s purchase by a Chinese company.  Iowa Pork Producers President…

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Education To Be Legislative Session

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There will be a number of education related issues in the 2015 session of the South Dakota legislature, and not all are related to funding.

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Corrections On Nebraska Senate Agenda

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The next session of the Nebraska Unicameral will be asked to help clean up continuing issues in the state Department of Corrections.

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Legislators Prepare For Session

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South Dakota legislators are making preparations for what could be a fully packed legislative session starting next month.

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Use Tax Due

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The Christmas shopping season will soon wind down, and with lots of shopping done online, the South Dakota Department of Revenue is reminding residents that a ‘use tax’ may be due on purchases made on the internet.

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Donated Toys To Be Distributed

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Feeding South Dakota has teamed up with Good 360 to handle a truckload of toys that has been donated by a manufacturer.