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More Clashes To Come

Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns sees even more clashes over money matters ahead in Congress.

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Michels Named To Retirement System Board

South Dakota Lieutenant Governor Matt Michels has been named to the board of directors of the South Dakota State Retirement System.

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Noem Introduces Healthcare Bill

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem has introduced a bill that she says would help rural health care providers and their patients.

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Iowa Lottery Breaks Records

The head of the Iowa Lottery said the lottery generated a record pay out to players and return of dollars to the state.

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Effort To Keep I-80 Fatality Free

Law enforcement in the 11 states along I-80 are teaming up on a campaign lasting through the end of the month.

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Still Tense In Senate

A couple of resolutions to some sticky problems in the United States Senate haven’t brought total peace between majority Democrats and minority Republicans.

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Thune Introduces New Bill

South Dakota Senator John Thune says Congress passes spending bills every year that does not look at long term financial impacts….

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New Student Testing

Schools in South Dakota are moving toward a new process that will evaluate teachers and administrators on an objective scale….

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South Dakota Ends Fiscal Year in the Black

The State of South Dakota ended the fiscal year in the black, and was able to transfer about twenty four million dollars to the reserve fund…..

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High Lottery Sales in Nebraska

A milestone for the Nebraska Lottery….

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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.

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More Money Requested For Higher Education

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South Dakota legislators will again be asked to provide higher funding levels for the higher education system.