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Cyclone Gets Big 12 Honor

Cyclone Gets Big 12 Honor

Iowa State’s Jarvis West is being honored by the Big 12 Conference.  The kick returner was named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday for his efforts in the Cyclones’ 42-35 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday.  West took a kickoff back 95 yards for a touchdown.  ISU plays at Baylor this Saturday.

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Pleased With Some Session Wins

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Minnesota legislators are winding down their 2015 session and so far the State Farm Bureau is claiming a pair of major victories.

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Repeal of Estate Tax A Good Step for Tax Reform for Cattlemen

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Last week’s passage in the House of the repeal of the Estate Tax is a good first step toward real overall tax reform.

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Trade Promotion Authority Opposed by South Dakota Farmers Union

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Reauthorization of Commodity Futures Trading Commission Continues

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The House Agriculture Committee has just completed a series of four meetings regarding reauthorization of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

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Rules Under Review

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The Rules Review Committee of the South Dakota legislature worked through a long agenda at their meeting yesterday (Monday) in Pierre.