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S.D. congressional delegation pushing for updated flood maps

Via The Argus Leader South Dakota legislators in Washington, D.C., are pushing for faster action on new flood maps in Sioux Falls. City officials signed off this week on work that upgraded the Big Sioux River levee system to withstand bigger floods. U.S. Sens. John Thune and Tim Johnson and Rep. Kristi Noem sent a […]

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House passes law to prohibit finalization of EPA rule

Via Ripon Advance The House of Representatives approved legislation on Wednesday that would prohibit the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers from finalizing a rule that expands federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act. Rep. Frank Lucas (R-Okla.), the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, lauded passage of the measure to block the EPA from […]

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Survey South Dakota: Noem has majority of support in U.S. House race

Via Aberdeen News Incumbent Republican Kristi Noem has majority support in her quest for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, a new poll shows. Of 510 South Dakotans surveyed who are likely to vote in the Nov. 4 elections, 53 percent said they would vote for Noem and 40 percent say they’d vote for […]

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Noem calls on Senate to pass trafficking legislation

Via Black Hills FOX South Dakota Representative Kristi Noem is looking to the U.S. Senate to pass a series of Human Trafficking bills. The Republican congresswoman says on Monday she led 52 House members from both sides of the aisle in calling on the Senate to take action on 12 House–passed bills combating trafficking in […]

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Rep. Noem Backs Legislation to Stop EPA Water Rule

Via SDPB U.S. Representative Kristi Noem says the House has passed legislation to stop a proposed water rule. The Waters of the U.S. rule seeks to clarify who has jurisdiction over various bodies of water in the U.S. Noem says the proposal gives the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers too much authority. According to […]

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