October 23rd 2014
From Yakima Herald.com
— If Republicans win the Senate, the Pentagon should brace for constant
grilling from Sen. John McCain, who has found fault with nearly every
aspect of President Barack Obama’s national security policies.
October 23rd 2014
From National Law Review
October 20, 2014, a bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to U.S.
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation Chairman
John D. Rockefeller IV (D-W.Va.) and Ranking Member John Thune (R-S.D.),
requesting that the Committee schedule a “general oversight and
information-gathering hearing” on digitally connected technologies
before the end of 2014.
October 21st 2014
From Argus Leader
CITY – The Black Hills timber industry could suffer irreparable damage
if the northern long-eared bat is added to the list of endangered
species, a nonprofit trade group claims.
October 20th 2014
From High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal
senators, including South Dakota Sens. Tim Johnson and John Thune,
signed a letter recently urging the Senate Appropriations committee to
reject any attempts to gut Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) through the
budget process. The letter was authored by Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) and
Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY) and sent to the chair and ranking member of the
U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
October 17th 2014
From Tri-State Neighbor
SD - As more than 100 guests looked on, Wheat Growers officially broke
ground for a state-of-the-art shuttle loader grain handling, fertilizer
and agronomy facility in Kennebec, South Dakota. The facility will be
located along the soon-to-be rehabilitated line that is part of the
state of South Dakota’s expansion of heavy-rail service from Chamberlain
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