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March 26, 2020
Thune returns to SD upon falling ill in Washington, misses stimulus vote
MITCHELL, S.D. — U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., returned to South Dakota late Wednesday, March 25, after falling ill in Washington, D.C., earlier...
March 26, 2020 - 11:37am
March 19, 2020
Thune introduces bill to extend tax filing deadline amid COVID-19 pandemic
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Senate Majority Whip John Thune, R-S.D., is introducing a bill to extend Americans' tax filing deadline from April 15 to July...
March 19, 2020 - 1:42pm
March 18, 2020
Region's U.S. senators tout COVID-19 relief funding
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate approved additional coronavirus relief funding on Wednesday, March 18. The Families First Coronavirus Response...
March 18, 2020 - 5:14pm
February 5, 2020
Noem, legislators plan to continue supporting Trump in 'South Dakota values'
PIERRE, S.D. -- Gov. Kristi Noem and South Dakota's three U.S. legislators, all Republicans, cited recent job growth in the state and a desire...
February 5, 2020 - 2:29pm
January 16, 2020
Hoeven, Cramer pleased after Senate approves Mexico-Canada trade deal
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer, both R-North Dakota, expressed support for a proposed North American trade agreement...
January 16, 2020 - 3:18pm
December 19, 2019
South Dakota senators say they will complete 'constitutional duty' during impeachment trial
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota U.S. Sens. John Thune and Mike Rounds say they will both carry out their constitutional duties in conducting the...
December 19, 2019 - 7:20pm
Congress passes anti-robocall bill, now heads to Trump
WASHINGTON -- A shared dislike of scammers who deceitfully call from local phone numbers has brought Republicans and Democrats in Washington...
December 19, 2019 - 2:37pm
December 9, 2019
Thune, Klobuchar urge FCC to prioritize 'sustainable' rural broadband in $20.4 billion initiative
ST. PAUL — South Dakota Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune and Minnesota Democrat U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar are urging the Federal Communications...
December 9, 2019 - 5:34pm
October 31, 2019
S.D. senators explain voting against across-the-board budget cuts
U.S. Sens. John Thune and Mike Rounds voted against an amendment that would have made an across-the-board budget cut of 2% to several discretionary...
October 31, 2019 - 3:55pm
September 11, 2019
Noem, DC delegation offer prayers, support after tornado rips through Sioux Falls
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota lawmakers are offering prayers and help from near and far for Sioux Falls residents away after a tornado and 100-mph...
September 11, 2019 - 6:36pm
August 13, 2019
South Dakota legislators to Washington: Don't pass red flag laws, gun-free zones are the problem
August 13, 2019 - 9:42am
July 26, 2019
South Dakota's Washington delegation split on Congress' $2.7 trillion budget deal, debt limit suspension
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota's Washington delegation appears split on the U.S. Congress' two-year, $2.7 trillion budget negotiation already...
July 26, 2019 - 5:51pm
June 20, 2019
USDA will allow Sept. 1 grazing, haying of cover crops on prevented planting acres
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has decided to allow agriculture producers to hay or graze cover crops planted on acres in...
June 20, 2019 - 1:05pm
June 7, 2019
South Dakota farmers far behind planting schedule coming into summer after harsh spring
RAPID CITY, S.D. — Well into this year's planting season, South Dakota farmers are far behind schedule thanks to a historically...
June 7, 2019 - 5:45pm
June 3, 2019
SD lawmakers, lobbyists applaud EPA's rule-change allowing year-round E15 sales
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota state and federal lawmakers are applauding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s decision to ease regulations...
June 3, 2019 - 6:36pm