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Many live in poverty in oil country due to high rent, food prices

August 13, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

WATFORD CITY In one of the state’s wealthiest counties, the line of people waiting for the food pantry to open shows another side of the state’s oil boom story.
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Letters to the Editor

April 15, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Noem: My position on cuts very clear
To the Editor:
Your April 5 editorial questioned the clarity of my position on federal spending cuts. I believe my position is very clear. On Feb. 19 I voted for $100 billion worth of specific spending cuts in H.R. 1. These cuts are laid out very clearly in the text of the bill, which was publicly available and widely debated and discussed prior to the legislation being approved. Some of the highlights included reduced spending for high-speed rail projects, cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency to stop the implementation of a cap-and-trade regulatory plan, and cuts in unneeded foreign aid. Continue Reading

Sticker shock begins returns to grocery stores, restaurants

February 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

After years of quiet on the inflation front, a six-month spike in the prices of grain, meat, dairy, energy and oil is squeezing through the U.S. food system. The wave hasn’t hit consumers full-on, but it’s coming. Continue Reading