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The question of expanding Medicaid health coverage will be in front of South Dakota lawmakers in the final weeks of this year’s session.
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has proposed an extensive study of the school funding system in the state, with the blue ribbon panel delivering a report to next years legislature.
South Dakota legislators heard a presentation last week about the amount of money outstanding to state agencies, and some plans to collect it.
The Boys & Girls Club of Yankton is moving ahead with plans to build a new facility adjacent to the Yankton Middle School.
As part of the ongoing debate over school funding, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard announced he will set up a “Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education Funding.”
The leaders of Iowa's private colleges and universities say the stability of the state's higher education "eco-system" is threatened by the proposed "performance-based" funding formula.
Nebraska appears poised for strong economic growth this year with one factor possibly holding the state economy back.
The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling that speed camera ticket issued by Sioux City did not violate the constitutional rights of a Sioux Center man
A "superbug" outbreak at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center has claimed two lives, sickened seven people and another 179 patients were potentially exposed.
While most of the states in the region are looking at increasing their gas taxes to help pay for road funding, Nebraska will not join that parade.
The City of Yankton will get a four hundred thousand dollar grant from the state Department of Transportation to help build another stretch of trail on the northwest side of town.
One of the big transportation bills will be up for debate again in the House State Affairs Committee.
While one of the bills that would have expanded Medicaid coverage in South Dakota was tabled in committee last week, the effort is not over.
While most South Dakota legislative committees have been busy, passing or killing numerous bills, members of the Appropriations Committee are getting ready for a late blizzard of bills.
A union leader says employees at the state-run Mental Health Institutes in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant Iowa have been told lay-off notices are going out soon and the facilities will close a few weeks before the current state budgeting year ends on June 30th.
A bit of drama at the Iowa statehouse as a bill that would raise the state's gas tax by a dime a gallon cleared a key House committee on a 13-to-12 vote.
Nebraska lawmakers are looking at legislation that would help shut down and prosecute operators of puppy mills.
A federal judge is weighing arguments made by seven same-sex couples that Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
The South Dakota Senate Appropriations Committee today (Friday) debated a bill that would call for expanded Medicaid coverage in the state.
Children across South Dakota are receiving free dental care through efforts by United Way and Delta Dental.