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OPINION: Human trafficking laws provide hope, but let’s not stop

Via Mitchell Republic man trafficking is one of the most heinous crimes in the history of mankind. Unfortunately, the enslavement and exploitation of others exists almost everywhere—even in South Dakota. Rep. Kristi Noem, South Dakota’s lone representative in the U.S. House, said there are 100,000 to 300,000 human trafficking victims in the U.S. Many of […]

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Noem featured at HYP event

Via Plainsman HURON – A significant trade bill that has been signed into law gives the president specific directions on how to negotiate with other countries and provides a 60-day window for public access before up and down votes on proposed trade agreements in Congress. Trade is a big deal in South Dakota. “We sell […]

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Officials turn out to support railroad’s grant application

Via KOTA RAPID CITY, S.D. – Railroad customers and government officials turned out Tuesday to show support for the new owners of the D,M & E Railroad in Rapid City. Now called the Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad the railroad is working to secure a federal Department of Transportation grant for line upgrades and […]

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Noem supports federal grant to help improve rail lines

Via Rapid City Journal South Dakota Rep. Kristi Noem on Tuesday said a proposed $10 million economic-recovery grant would help the Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad continue to improve its rail lines in the state. Noem, a Republican, made a stop at RCP&E headquarters in Rapid City to reiterate the support of the state’s […]

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Noem talks about the importance of railroads for ag industry

Via Black Hills FOX South Dakota Republican Representative Kristi Noem was at the Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern Railroad yard office in Rapid City Tuesday afternoon. Noem says she realizes the importance of the railroads to the agriculture industry in the state and says they’re vital to getting commodities from here on to markets. Rep. […]

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