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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Tax Study Continues

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A special legislative committee reviewing Nebraska’s tax system might serve more as a guide to possible legislation next year.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Gas Prices Higher

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The average price of a gallon of gas went up 13 cents this past week.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Continued Growth Predicted For Nebraska

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Economic growth is expected to continue in Nebraska, despite an anticipated drop in farm income.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

NPPC Concerned With Trade Problems With Taiwan

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Trade problems with Taiwan are concerning for U.S. pork producers. NPPC Vice President and Counsel for International Affairs Nick Giordano…

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Water Bills On The Way Up

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The Yankton City Commission will take the final steps at their meeting tonight to finalize new, higher water rates and surcharges needed to finance construction of new feeder wells and a water plant.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Nebraska Farm Bureau Wants Congress To Approve TPA

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The administration is asking Congress to pass legislation on trade promotion authority. TPA is what gives the President authority to…

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Planning Committee Continues Work

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The “Legislative Planning Committee” was set up by the South Dakota legislature as a permanent interim group to look at issues over the long term.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

NFU Leader Pleased Senate Pushing House On Farm Bill Conference

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Late last week the Senate sent their version of the farm bill over to the House so the process could…

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Evaluations Underway

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South Dakota school districts are working through the process of objective evaluations of teachers and principals.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

NACD Renews Partnership With Bureau Of Land Management

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The National Association of Conservation Districts and Bureau of Land Management have renewed their cooperative agreement that supports common goals…

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Prison Delays May Cause Legal Action

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Iowa’s top prison official says legal action is likely against the designers blamed for months of delays in opening a new state prison.

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Officials Say Power Transmission Line Would be Good For Nebraska

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Officials say the high-voltage electrical transmission line that's proposed to cut through 220 miles of Nebraska's Sand Hills region is designed to have a positive impact on the entire state's power infrastructure.

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Ricketts To Offer Fresh Perspective On Corrections

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Governor-elect Pete Ricketts promises to bring a fresh perspective to the prison problem in Nebraska.

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Rail Board Busy

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With one major rail construction project on the board and several more possibilities, the South Dakota State Rail Board has become quite active.

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City May Change Plans For Land

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A recent study by a Chicago consulting firm found that the retail market in Yankton is pretty well served, with little room for any more large stores.