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Employment At Record High

Employment and workforce numbers are both at record highs in South Dakota and those trends are expected to continue.

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Hunhoff Returns From Morocco

State Representative Bernie Hunhoff of Yankton was among a group of lawmakers from across the country who attended an international legislative conference in Morocco.

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South Dakota Tops For Business

A recent poll on the cable network “CNBC” put South Dakota at number one for business in their “Top States for Business 2013” list.

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Thune OK With Senate Primary

South Dakota republicans will have a Senate primary next June.

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Noem Calls Split Farm Bill A Start

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem said it is a start.

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Water System May Receive Drip Of Funding

The Lewis & Clark Regional Water System is closer to at least a little more federal funding.

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Heinemann Hopes For Results From Committee

Members of the Nebraska Tax Modernization Committee have held their first session…a work session, a primer on taxes.

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King Says No To Immigration Bill

Iowa Congressman Steve King is leading opposition to the push to pass some sort of immigration reform through the U.S. House.

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Voter Registration Forms To Be Changed

An edit has been ordered on new Iowa voter registration forms.

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Flood Stays Out Of Race

Former Nebraska Legislative Speaker Mike Flood says he considered getting back in the race for governor after his wife’s health improved

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FEMA Funds For Nebraska

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Twelve Nebraska counties have been approved for Public Assistance from FEMA.  Recovery efforts are still underway for residents throughout the…

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Thune Demands Answers On Rail Car Shortage

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South Dakota Senator John Thune has sent a letter to the federal Surface Transportation Board calling for more insight to the railroad backlog.

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Group Will Help Design Water Plant

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As a new water treatment plant is planned for Riverside Park in Yankton, a citizen’s advisory group is helping with the design.

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Pressler Calls For Higher Gas Tax

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While Congress continues to debate a band aid fix to the federal highway trust fund, at least one South Dakota candidate says gas taxes should go up…now.

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Bank Tax Collections Down

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When the state of South Dakota added up the numbers at the end of the fiscal year on June 30th, most categories showed healthy growth.