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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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University Partnership With Software Company Working

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University of South Dakota computer science students continue to benefit from a partnership with Eagle Creek Software in Vermillion.

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Short Budgets Make Finding Teachers Hard

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Finding teachers for South Dakota school districts will continue to be difficult due to budget shortages.

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Teacher Shortage Studied

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Members of the South Dakota Legislature’s Planning Committee heard about the problems school districts are having finding qualified teachers.

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Health Insurance Premiums Expected To Increase

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An official with the Nebraska Health Care Alliance estimates when the federal health care law fully goes into effect in several months, requiring all policies to be compliant, the expense will be staggering.

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Shortage Of Lawyers In Rural Nebraska

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Too many rural Nebraska counties have no practicing lawyers.