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Iowa Farm Bureau Passes Policies At Summer Conference

Iowa Farm Bureau Passes Policies At Summer Conference

A National policy priority approved by Iowa Farm Bureau members at their recent summer conference calls for a change to Country of Origin Labeling. President Craig Hill says they’ll ask the American Farm Bureau to call for changing it from mandatory to voluntary.

Hill says their major state policy calls for asking for an increase in funding of state check off programs.

He says another state policy priority is calling for legislators to put more funding into infrastructure projects.

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A look at some of this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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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.