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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…

WaterTap

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.

ftas

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…

SDCapitol

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.

Harvest

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.

CattleGraze

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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President Barack Obama hammered companies that avoid federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas in deals known as "inversions."

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  This week the Senate Ag Committee held a hearing looking at school lunch nutrition standards. Ag Chair Debbie Stabenow…