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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

NPPC Trade Counsel Says TPA Needed For Both TPA And TTIP

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  Trade Promotion Authority legislation has been introduced in both Houses of Congress. It gives the President the authority to…

Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Iowa Cattleman Says Cattlemen’s Beef Board Gets A Clean Audit

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A management review of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service verified that the Beef Board is operating…

Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

National Milk Group Expects Dairy Policy To Pass

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House Speaker John Boehner says the farm bill conference report will not include supply management provisions for the dairy program.…

Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

NFU President Confident COOL Will Win In Appeals Court

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Late last week the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard arguments in the ongoing Country of…

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

SDEA Lobbies For Education Funding

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The 2014 legislative session in South Dakota begins this week in Pierre.

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Nebraska Cattle Group Hires New Legislative Director

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  Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association has hired Laura Field as their State Legislative Executive Director. She replaces Pete McClymont who was…

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Committee Begins Work

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While the South Dakota legislature gets underway this week, it will take a few days for introduced bills to work their way into committee hearings.

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Bridge Plaza On City Agenda

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The Yankton City Commission will get an update at their meeting tonight of progress on the proposed Meridian Bridge Plaza.

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Future Of Rail Line Still In Doubt

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While there is a proposal for a large rail loading grain facility at the Napa Junction in western Yankton County, there has been little progress on restoring service on the rail line west from there into Charles Mix County.

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Iowa Scores Major Upset

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Iowa took another step toward being considered a national contender this season in college basketball.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Spring ahead! Daylight-saving time starts Sunday

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Don't forget to spring forward this weekend.

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Transportation Bill Moves Closer to Finalization

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A major transportation funding bill will be up for final action next week in the South Dakota legislature.

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Official Revenue Numbers on the Way for Legislature

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The next big step for South Dakota lawmakers will come next week when they get the official revenue numbers for the current fiscal year, and the latest estimates for the next year.

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Bill Killed to Allow Cities to Raise Funds With Sales Tax

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A bill that would have allowed cities in South Dakota to raise their sales tax for specific projects was in front of the House State Affairs committee today.