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Committee Meets

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Committee Meets

The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota legislature meets today in Pierre. Member Senator Jean Hunhoff of Yankton says they will get an update from the Department of Social Services on the implementation of the Medicaid management information system…

Hunhoff says it has been a long involved process to upgrade the Medicaid information systems…

Legislators will also hear about the process of licensing insurance agents to work within the exchange being set up under the Affordable Care Act…

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Americans are really angry with Washington

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Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Members Lobbying Congress

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Minnesota Farm Bureau members are in Washington D.C. this week making hill visits. Cass County Farm Bureau President Miles Kuschel,…