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Noem-Backed Legislation to Better Scrutinize Costly Federal Regulations Passes House

Washington, D.C. – Legislation cosponsored by Rep. Kristi Noem that aims to provide more oversight of costly federal regulations passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. H.R.427, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, would require federal agencies to submit major regulations – or those with an economic impact of more […]

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CONGRESS: Noem chides Iran nuclear pact as ‘very disturbing’

Via Rapid City Journal Days after the Obama Administration announced it had reached a nuclear deal with Iran, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei told supporters that “even after this deal, our policy toward the arrogant U.S. will not change.” His uncompromising and menacing remarks were accented by chants of “Death to America” and “Death to […]

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GOP to IRS: Just admit Tea Party was targeted

Via The Hill GOP lawmakers told the IRS commissioner on Thursday to just admit that the tax agency targeted Tea Party groups. John Koskinen’s response: Not my call to make. Koskinen, speaking to a House Ways and Means subcommittee, reiterated that the IRS was wrong to single out groups seeking tax-exempt status based solely on […]

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Military contract causes local company to seek expansion

Via The Watertown Public Opinion Glacial Lakes Rubber and Plastics has been up and running in Watertown for just under a year, but the company has already outgrown its facility and will be moving into a new building at the Pheasant Ridge Industrial Park. A major factor in the company’s rapid growth was landing a […]

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Tribes push to end Affordable Care Act coverage requirement

Via The Washington Times CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – Representatives of several Indian tribes say they support legislation introduced by congressional Republicans this week that would exempt tribes nationwide from being classified as large employers under the federal Affordable Care Act – a designation that requires tribes to pay higher insurance costs or face federal penalties. […]

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