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Plane Purchase Debated

Plane Purchase Debated

Budget bills have been advanced to final consideration by the Unicameral, but not until one more round of debate on a proposal to buy a state plane. Legislators have scratched plans to spend 2-point-2 Million dollars to buy a King Air from the University of Nebraska Foundation. Instead, a study will be conducted on how best to meet the air travel needs of the state. Senator Galen Hadley of Kearney suggests the legislature engaged in a bit of micro-managing in its decision.

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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.

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Syngenta Official Refutes Lawsuit Claims

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A Syngenta official is refuting claims being made by various law firms about the damage incurred by farmers due to…

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Bird Flu Confirmed in MN

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USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza in a commercial…