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Fischer Doubts CBO Immigration Report

The Congressional Budget Office issued a report this week that the immigration reform bill currently being debated in the Senate could reduce the federal deficit by one hundred seventy five billion dollars in the first ten years.

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Weiland Staying In The Race

Rick Weiland says he is in it for the duration.

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Iowa Ag Secretary Returns From Turkey

Iowa Ag Secretary, Bill Northey, just returned from a trade trip to Turkey which he calls eye opening.

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Pipeline Company Warns About Tactics Of Opponents

A spokesman for TransCanada defends the company for warning law enforcement that the tactics of opponents might well cross the line.

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Education Topic Of Hearing

South Dakota legislators are holding a hearing today on the education funding formula.

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Legislative Leaders Heading To Africa

A group of South Dakota legislative leaders will head to Africa later this month.

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Domestic Abuse Study Committee Meets

The Domestic Abuse study committee of the South Dakota legislature held their first meeting of the interim Monday in Pierre.

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Iowans Should Pay The Tax

Iowans who buy merchandise on-line and do not pay the state sales tax on those purchases should start…

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Suggestions Wanted For Wildlife Area

The US Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service have extended the public comment period on the proposed Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs Conservation areas.

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Iowa Lottery Well Over Projected Income

The Iowa Lottery is already well over its projection for income in this fiscal year that ends June 30th….

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Another Try At Expanding Medicaid In Nebraska

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Another attempt is being made in the legislature to expand Medicaid in Nebraska.

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Prison Reform Bills Introduced

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Nebraska State senators who held hearings throughout the interim on various problems with the state prison system have proposed legislation for this session.

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Thune: Climate Change Cures Worse Than Problems

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During his State of the Union speech, President Obama pointed to climate change as the “greatest threat to the future,” due to increasing temperatures and sea levels.

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Holiday Gave Boost To South Dakota Retailers

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It looks like holiday shopping gave South Dakota retailers a small boost at the end of last year.

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Sturgeon Found On Missouri River

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The discovery of two small fish in the lower Missouri River is big news for researchers and wildlife officials all along the river.