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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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Take Back Drug Program Reinstated

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The director of the Iowa Office of Drug Control Policy is applauding a recent decision by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to reinstate its National Prescription Drug Take Back program.

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Search for U of I President Continues

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Sally Mason has stepped into retirement.

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Nebraska Senator Says Change is Needed In Highway Funding

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The fate of the Export-Import Bank could be tied to a long-term transportation bill.

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Congress Left With Few Days to Finalize Budget

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When Congress returns from the August recess after Labor Day, they will have only a few days to work through the budget and keep the government funded into the new fiscal year which starts on October first.

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Death Penalty Petition Continues in Nebraska

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has been holding town hall meetings around the state in the last couple of weeks.