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Governors Speak Out On Shutdown

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Governors Speak Out On Shutdown

Governors from Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota are critical of the lack of effort in Washington to break the deadlock and fund the government. The three met at the Tri-States Governors Conference in Dakota Dunes South Dakota. Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says there is plenty of blame to go around…

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says he deals with split government, with democrats controlling the Iowa Senate, and they can find agreements…

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard said the state will feel more effects of the ongoing shutdown…

The three governors meet every year, with the meetings rotating around the Sioux City area of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.

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