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Kristi Noem: Congress Will Put Its Mark on Asia Trade Pact

Via NewsMax Congress will have input in the long-debated Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) the administration of President Barack Obama is negotiating with 11 nations in the Asia-Pacific region, Rep. Kristi Noem told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” Trade has surfaced as an issue where Republicans and Democrats could find bipartisan agreement in their search for common ground on […]

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Noem’s human trafficking bill passes committee

Via KELO Washington, DC (KELO AM) – Rep. Kristi Noem’s Human Trafficking Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery Act was passed today by the House Judiciary Committee. The legislation is expected to be considered by the full House as early as next week. “We have to do everything we can to protect young people from this unconscionable […]

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Obama’s proposals run into S.D. opposition

Via The Argus Leader President Obama delivered Here are the statements issued by South Dakota’s Congressional delegation following the president’s speech: Rep. Kristi Noem “South Dakotans deserve to hear about opportunities, but unfortunately, most of tonight’s speech was about politics. … We should, however, enact new trade agreements that create more opportunities for South Dakota […]

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SD congressional delegation reacts to Obama’s speech

Via The Rapid City Journal SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Members of South Dakota’s all-Republican congressional delegation say ideas presented by Democratic President Barack Obama in his State of the Union speech will increase government bureaucracy and hurt the middle class. Obama called for higher taxes on wealthy Americans and new initiatives to boost the […]

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GOP rep’s daughter: My mom should be a sports analyst

Via The Hill Move over, Terry Bradshaw — the daughter of Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) says her mom could have a second career giving the inside scoop at sporting events. Kassidy Noem, a University of Sioux Falls volleyball player, tweeted Sunday, “My mom should be a sports analyst,” complete with a grinning emoji shown crying […]

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