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Wind Power Tax Break Signed

Tax breaks for wind energy have been signed into law by Governor Dave Heineman.

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Medicaid Will Be Studied

It failed to overcome a filibuster this legislative session, but the sponsor of a bill to expand Medicaid in Nebraska presses on.

Enrollment Data Studied

South Dakota State University President Dr. David Chicoine says they have been looking at lots of student numbers.

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Education Study Set

An interim committee of the South Dakota legislature will again study education funding.

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High School Diploma Needed

Minnesota’s economy has done extraordinarily well compared to other states — but the biggest challenge is….

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Bill To Transform Iowa Schools

Iowa’s Governor signed a bill into law that he says will transform Iowa schools.

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Tax Relief For Nebraskans

Nebraska’s Governor has signed three tax break bills into law, calling them…

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Positive But Slower Economic Growth

The index continues to point to positive, but somewhat slower economic growth…

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Some Money To Carry Over

The State of South Dakota will wrap up the financial year in a pretty good position…..

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SDSU Wraps Biggest Fund Drive

The SDSU Foundation just wrapped up the biggest fund drive in their history…

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Iowa Incomes Remain Steady Despite Strengthening Economy

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Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.

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State Climatologist Says This Winter Could be Colder

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State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.

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Fake Gun Used in Fatal Robbery

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Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.

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Congress Back to Work After August Break

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SD Congresswoman Kristi Noem says there are issues Congress needs to deal with this fall.

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Getting the Public Involved in SD School Funding

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The South Dakota Budget & Policy Institute will hold a number of meetings to talk about education funding and teacher pay.