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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A Senate bill that would transfer the ownership of nine historic cemeteries in the Black Hills from the U.S. Forest Service to local communities has passed the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Sens. Tim Johnson and John...
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Congress needs to pass a farm bill this summer -- not only to support agriculture, but to ensure national independence and self-reliance, Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., said on May 9. "I believe we have a national security interest in ensuring we can produce...
The Hutchinson News, Kan.Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts voted against the Senate Agriculture Committee markup of the farm bill Tuesday, calling it a "rear-view-mirror bill" instead of moving forward with reform. "This is an invitation to farm for the government," he told The News...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) introduced legislation that would modify crop insurance premium assistance for insured crops grown on native sod converted to cropland and land that a producer cannot...
The Daily Republic, Mitchell, S.D.A plan by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to charge for water taken from the Missouri River could be tackled on Capitol Hill. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., plans to introduce an amendment to the Water Resources Development Act, which is set to be...
We are now a year from the June 3, 2014, primary elections in South Dakota. That is significant because South Dakota voters will choose a new U.S. senator next year. So far voters don’t have a choice. The only declared candidate is Republican...
Tribune staffChicago business executive Penny Pritzker was nominated by President Barack Obama to become the new Secretary of Commerce on Thursday, in an expected move that could prove controversial for the longtime political supporter and fundraising heavyweight....
Five air traffic control towers in Maryland that had been scheduled to shut down in June as a result of federal budget cuts are now expected to remain open, lawmakers said Wednesday — easing fears that the closures could back up flights at BWI...
PIERRE -- This week, the U.S. Senate is expected to vote on Internet sales-tax legislation that is strongly supported by retail businesses in South Dakota. If it eventually becomes law, the state treasury and municipal governments throughout South...
The Daily Republic, Mitchell, S.D.Brick-and-mortar businesses face plenty of troubles lately. Main Street -- and by Main Street, we mean typical, traditional business -- has enough on its plate as it fights continued battles against shifting populations and box-store giants. But at...
- Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.: Because of the reports, there was some limited access on the Capital complex Wednesday morning. Given the reports of suspicious substances and the bombs that went off Monday in Boston, people are taking more precautions and...
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Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelBy William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, one of President Obama’s most persistent critics, joined him for dinner at the White House on Wednesday night to talk immigration, the budget and a wide range of other...
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