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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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Making headlines this week

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A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Americans are really angry with Washington

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Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Members Lobbying Congress

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Minnesota Farm Bureau members are in Washington D.C. this week making hill visits. Cass County Farm Bureau President Miles Kuschel,…