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Spending Bill Moves To Senate

Spending Bill Moves To Senate

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The US House approved the Omnibus spending bill, sending it on to the Senate.

South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson said House approval was a big step…

 

Johnson said the bill includes help for veterans, many of whom are waiting on the Veterans Administration to handle their claims…

 

Johnson says the bill has a plan to push the VA on the backlog…

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Tuition Freeze Deai In Doubt

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Republicans in the Iowa House have voted to try to change the terms of a deal that would freeze in-state tuition for students at Iowa, Iowa State and U-N-I this fall.

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More Testimony On “Hush Money”

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An official from the Iowa state agency under fire for confidential settlements that included “hush money” for laid off workers…

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Nebraska Water Bill Becomes Law

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Legislation that grew out of the work of the Nebraska Water Sustainability Task Force last year has been signed into law by Governor Dave Heineman.

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Spotters Prepare For Storm Season

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Severe storm spotting classes are going on across the region, as the turn to warmer weather approaches.

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One Final Day In Lincoln

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Nebraska lawmakers are back in Lincoln today for the final day of the 2014 session.