September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized
PIERRE (AP) â Lawmakers on a legislative committee in Pierre plan to take more testimony on a federal program that lets foreign investors get citizenship with an investment in a rural job-creating project.
The Government Operations and Audit C…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
September 23, 2014 in Uncategorized
By Carson Walker
SIOUX FALLS (AP) â Rodney and Dorothy Elliott had a milking operation in Northern Ireland when a newspaper ad â “Wanted: Dairy farmers in South Dakota” â caught their attention. Along with more favorable regulations and ch…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
September 22, 2014 in Uncategorized
A South Dakota official is suing for files from the South Dakota Regional Corporation.
Democratic Minnehaha County Commissioner Jeff Barth filed a petition in U.S. District Court on Monday requesting that former governor and Republican U.S. Senate…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized
SIOUX FALLS â With absentee voting starting today, the U.S. Senate race heated up Thursday with the stateâs two political parties flinging charges and countercharges over issues old and new.
At noon Thursday, the South Dakota Democratic Part…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized
Republican and Democratic lawmakers hope to delve deeper into the scandal involving an investment-for-green-card program at the Sept. 24 Government Operations and Audit Committee meeting in Pierre. Here’s a look at key elements of the investigations …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
August 19, 2014 in Uncategorized
RENO, Nev. (AP) â Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday he expects Democrats to maintain control of Senate in the fall elections but acknowledged things could change between now and then. âIf the election were held today weâd be in the …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized
Former Gov. Mike Rounds leads the polls in South Dakota’s 2014 U.S. Senate race, but he is below 50 percent. That is giving his opponents a whole lot of hope.
“I am sensing support for Mike Rounds is incredibly soft,” said Gordon Howie, a steadfas…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
July 7, 2014 in Uncategorized
By Dirk Lammers
SIOUX FALLS â Former Gov. Mike Rounds stands alone among the four candidates for U.S. Senate in South Dakota in his support of the stateâs troubled EB-5 immigrant investor visa program.
Democratic candidate Rick Weiland, how…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized
SIOUX FALLS (AP) â Two of the four candidates for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Tim Johnson support a minimum wage hike. The other two oppose a state ballot initiative looking to raise it from $7.25 per hour to $8.50.
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June 17, 2014 in Uncategorized
By Dirk Lammers
SIOUX FALLS (AP) â The Democratic candidate for the seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson says the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline is a “big money con” that would bring great risk and little benefit to So…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com