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Vehle pushes for $6M rail rehab bill

February 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

State Sen. Mike Vehle is continuing to encourage support for his bill that would provide $6 million in state funding for a continuing effort to rebuild a stretch of old railroad west of the Missouri River.

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Texting ban passes SD Senate

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — State senators agreed Friday that South Dakota should ban texting while driving a motor vehicle.

Both sides of the Legislature now have approved their versions of texting bans. Work remains, however, because the two don’t match.

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VEHLE: Legislature begins on positive note

January 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Sen. Mike Vehle, R-Mitchell

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VEHLE: Legislature begins on positive note

January 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Sen. Mike Vehle, R-Mitchell

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State senator, Mitchell’s Vehle, eyes 2015 boost in road taxes

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Chet Brokaw

PIERRE — A federal infusion of recession stimulus spending helped South Dakota catch up on road projects, and now a Mitchell lawmaker plans to take a look on whether the state should raise taxes to keep up with construction and ma…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

State senator, Mitchell’s Vehle, eyes 2015 boost in road taxes

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Chet Brokaw

PIERRE — A federal infusion of recession stimulus spending helped South Dakota catch up on road projects, and now a Mitchell lawmaker plans to take a look on whether the state should raise taxes to keep up with construction and ma…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

VEHLE: Legislative work ‘chugging along’

February 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic

28 of 492 bills signed into law, more to come.
South Dakota is one of the few states that requires that every bill get a hearing and an up or down vote.
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VEHLE: Teen driving bills aim at alarming statistics

February 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Support withdrawn from coyote spotlight legislation.
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VEHLE: Feds use ‘gun to head’ approach

January 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic

None of us liked the fact that the federal government said if we do not change our laws to comply with its rules, that we would lose 5 percent of our highway funds the first year and 10 percent of those funds every year thereafter.
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Texting ban bill filed in SD Legislature

January 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell’s Vehle: It’s time to ban texting while driving
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