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Governor Pete Ricketts says he supports Nebraska's definition of marriage, despite a federal judge's ruling overturning it.
The Senate Ag and Natural Resources Committee voted to approve changes to the states zoning laws.
The South Dakota Bureau of Finance and Management has released the states comprehensive annual financial report for fiscal year 2014.
South Dakota lawmakers are back in Pierre today (Tuesday) to start the last nine days of the main run of the 2015 session.
A bill that would have set up a committee to study the actual use of ag land in South Dakota was killed on the Senate floor.
A new report shows that government programs have been effective in helping families with children out of poverty.
Getting caught stealing a horse was a serious crime in the old west.
The Iowa D-O-T estimates the state could collect about 40-million dollars a year from farmers and construction companies if the tax exemption for so-called "red dye" fuel was lifted -- and a few lawmakers are questioning why that tax advantage is being maintained.
Every year the Sandhill Cranes make a stop in central Nebraska on their migration north.
The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for February, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, increased from January’s reading.
With the debate over increasing the gas tax out of the way, Iowa legislators now can focus on the budget, and settling on education funding.
South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says he hopes the Congressional setback for the Keystone XL pipeline project doesn’t end up killing it.
A report from the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board shows that taxes for the current fiscal year will be more than sixty two million dollars higher than expected.
State aid to education is a big issue for the South Dakota legislature.
Iowa Legislators are raising questions about the new "performance-based" formula for directing tax dollars to the three state-supported universities.
The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee approved a bill (Friday) that would set up an elder abuse task force in the state.
The Federal Communication Commission voted three to two to issue new rules that would attempt to regulate the operations of the internet.
The Federal Communications Commission has passed new rules that seek to put some regulations on the internet.
For the third year in a row prosecutors are urging legislators to deal with an "oops" in Iowa's underage drinking law.
A bill that would raise the speed limit to 75 miles an hour on many miles of interstate highways in Iowa has cleared its first hurdle in the state senate.