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Debt Limit Deal Pending

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Debt Limit Deal Pending

Several republican Senators are talking about a deal on extending the federal debt limit tied to defunding the Affordable Care Act. South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says there has been discussion of that in the House too…

Noem says while she opposes the Affordable Care Act, she is looking for a solid proposal with some chance of passing…

Noem says threatening a government shutdown, or not extending the federal debt limit is not smart governing…

Congress returns to Washington after Labor Day, only about three weeks before the end of the fiscal year.

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South Dakota Democrats Talk Medicaid Expansion

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Medicaid expansion continues to be on the South Dakota legislative agenda.

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House Education Committee Repeals Foundation Funding

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The South Dakota House Education Committee voted to repeal the foundation funding legislation.

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Lots Of Lobbying On Gas Tax Proposal

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One Iowa State Senator says the lobbying has been intense as the legislature prepares to take up a proposal to increase the state gas tax.

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Sioux Falls Flood Map Discussed

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South Dakota’s Congressional delegation met with the Federal Emergency Management Agency this week to talk about new flood maps for the City of Sioux Falls.