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Education Funding To Be An Issue

A package of bills from the interim Education Funding Committee has been pre-filed ahead of the 2014 South Dakota legislative session.

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Higher Crime Numbers In South Dakota

Crime statistics released by the FBI show a jump in several levels of serious incidents in South Dakota.

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Big Goal For Feeding South Dakota

The New Year brings new challenges for many service agencies in South Dakota.

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Short Session, But Lots To Do

The upcoming session of the Nebraska legislature is the so called “short” session of sixty days, which is scheduled to run into late April.

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Frigid Start to New Month, New Year

The cold weather trend will extend into early January.

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Cold Snap Pushing Natural Gas Supplies

Energy companies are seeing increased demand for natural gas due to the cold.

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Tax Credit Ending

The Production Tax Credit, used for renewable energy project like wind turbines, will expire tomorrow, but South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson says he will attempt to extend it.

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Flat Year For Yankton Economy

Carmen Schramm, Executive Director of the Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce, says 2013 was pretty flat for business and growth.

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Bankers Push For Tax Changes

Bankers across South Dakota will continue meeting with local governments, presenting their case for tax reform that would increase taxes paid by credit unions and the Farm Credit System.

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Working the Appropriations Process

When the Nebraska Unicameral convenes in Lincoln on January eighth, Senator Tyson Larson of O’Neill will begin his second year…

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Iowa Legislative Leader Opposes Legalizing Medical Marijuana

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The top Republican in the Iowa legislature is making it clear she will oppose any attempt to legalize medical marijuana in Iowa this year.

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Carbon Monoxide Detectors Mandated Under Proposed Iowa Law

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Carbon monoxide alarms would be mandated in some Iowa dwellings under legislation that cleared a legislative panel this week.

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Iowa House Republicans Introduce $7.3 Billion Dollar Budget

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Iowa House Republicans are proposing a state budget that will spend just over seven-point-three BILLION dollars next year.

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Iowa Universities Request $20 Million Dollars More

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The presidents of Iowa's three public universities were at the statehouse, asking legislators to boost state funding for the schools by more than 20 million dollars.

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Opposition Grows to Expanded Gambling in Nebraska

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Gambling With the Good Life has come out against three initiative petitions to expand gambling in Nebraska.