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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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Plenty of Jobs in Agriculture

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A report recently released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows there are plenty of jobs in ag-related fields.

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Nebraska Attorney General Questions Death Penalty Repeal

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Attorney General Doug Peterson is raising questions about the legality of a section of the death penalty repeal law passed by the legislature.

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Crash Rates Highest for Teens

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A new study finds almost two-thirds of people injured or killed in crashes involving a teen driver are people -other- than the teen behind the wheel.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Override Governor Again

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State legislators have overriden Governor Pete Ricketts again to pave the way for youth brought into the country illegally to apply for Nebraska driver's licenses.

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Minnesota Groups Supports Waters of the US Rule

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A final rule to clarify which water bodies fall under regulations of the Clean Water Act has been released by the EPA.