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.
Minnesota legislators are winding down their 2015 session and so far the State Farm Bureau is claiming a pair of major victories.
Last week’s passage in the House of the repeal of the Estate Tax is a good first step toward real overall tax reform.
Legislation introduced last week in the Senate to give the President Trade Promotion Authority is facing opposition from a South Dakota farm group.
The House Agriculture Committee has just completed a series of four meetings regarding reauthorization of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.