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THUNE: SD ag industry enjoys good week in Washington

May 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic

April 26 was a great day for South Dakota farmers and ranchers as two key events occurred in Washington, D.C., that will help our agriculture community breathe a little easier. Continue Reading

OTHER VIEW: Keep farm safety focus on children

May 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Ten years ago, if a young athlete got whacked on the head on the playing field, he or she would have sat for awhile then run back into the game.

Not any more.
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OUR OPINION: Keep focus on child safety on farms

April 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Labor Department in effect tried to make farm childhoods completely safe. That was an overreach, as the outcry proved; and the department smartly retreated.
But how about trying to make farm childhoods safer than they are today?
Not completely safe. Safer. Continue Reading

Noem concerned at child labor proposal

December 16, 2011 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON, D.C. Rep. Kristi Noem said proposed changes to regulations involving children who work on family farms have her concerned about a negative impact on South Dakota agriculture.

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U.S. fines 3 theater companies over youth labor

March 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota one of 9 states where violations allegedThe Labor Department says it has fined three of the nation’s largest movie theater companies more than $277,000 for alleged child-labor violations. Continue Reading