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Senate shortens transport extension, sets up clash with House

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Tuesday approved an $8.1 billion extension of federal funding for transportation projects through the end of 2014, setting up a clash with the House of Representatives just days ahead of cutbacks in money for road, b…continue reading on

SD’s senators happy with cooperation

July 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Congress agreed on a transportation bill and the Senate passed its version of a farm bill last month, both achievements that many Capitol Hill observers were betting against. But South Dakota’s two senators say those bills prove Congress can sometimes set partisanship aside. Continue Reading

Thune prods president on energy policy

February 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Administration has ‘gone out of its way’ to block domestic oil production, senator says. Continue Reading

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