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Proposed Steel Tariffs Raise Potential for Retaliation Against U.S. Soybeans

Following reports Friday from Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross that the department will recommend tariffs on imported steel and aluminum as a result of its ongoing investigation under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, soybean farmers have voiced their concern about the potential for reta...

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Proposed Steel Tariffs Raise Potential for Retaliation Against U.S. Soybeans

Following reports Friday from Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross that the department will recommend tariffs on imported steel and aluminum as a result of its ongoing investigation under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, soybean farmers have voiced their concern about the potential for reta...

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Donations from Nebraskans Pay for Repair, Replacement of Historical Markers

  LINCOLN, Nebr. (February 16, 2018)—More than 100 roadside markers across the state will be repaired or replaced as the result of the generosity of Nebraskans. Contributions of more than $80,000 to the Nebraska Marker Project will pay for repairs and replacement of the cast metal plaques tha...

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Fischer Bipartisan Legislation to Make Contacting Emergency Personnel Simpler and Easier Signed Into Law

In 2013, Kari Rene Hunt was murdered by her estranged husband in a hotel room; When Kari’s 9-year-old daughter tried to dial 9-1-1 for help she could not reach emergency personnel because she did not dial “9” to reach an outside line Kari’s Law will require manufacturers of multi-line tel...

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NEBRASKA FARM NUMBERS LOWER, AREA UNCHANGED

Nebraska's number of farms and ranches declined during 2017, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. The number of farms and ranches in the State, at 47,400, was down 1,000 farms from 2016. Numbers of farms and ranches in Nebraska with less than $100,000 in agricultural sales d...

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Gov. Ricketts Names New Director of the Division of Medicaid & Long-Term Care

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced the appointment of Dr. Matthew A. Van Patton of Greer, South Carolina as the next Director of the Division of Medicaid & Long-Term Care at the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). “Dr. Van Patton brings broad experience ...

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