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NELSON: When phones stop working

January 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Making a long distance telephone call should be a “given.” Unfortunately, that is not the case in much of rural America, including South Dakota. Continue Reading

SD regulators to discuss grain law changes

December 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

REDFIELD, S.D. Farmers in the Dakotas who lost millions of dollars to a failed seed company will get their chance today to speak on proposed changes to South Dakota law designed to help regulators better detect a grain buyer’s deteriorating financial condition. Continue Reading

PUC to discuss grain law changes at Saturday meeting

December 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

REDFIELD (AP) Farmers in the Dakotas who lost millions of dollars to a failed seed company will get their chance Saturday to speak on proposed changes to South Dakota law designed to help regulators better detect a grain buyer’s deteriorating financial condition. Continue Reading

GOP’s Nelson wins seat on SD utilities commission

November 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Chairman Chris Nelson has been elected to a new term on the panel that regulates grain warehouses and natural gas, electric and telephone utilities in the state.
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Dems mount agressive campaign for PUC

November 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The race for 2 seats turns increasingly testy as election looms.
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LETTER: Leadership of Fiegen, Nelson needed on South Dakota PUC

October 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PUC Commissioners Chris Nelson and Kristie Fiegen have fought hard for South Dakota families and consumers, standing up to corporate utility providers and federal regulators in order to keep household utility costs affordable.
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PUC candidates argue over TV ad, campaign donations

October 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Fiegen took exception to a McGovern TV ad, which has him saying Xcel Energy CEO Richard C. Kelly is paid $11 million a year while Xcel also gives him a “luxury private jet” for his use “And you’re paying for it.”
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Kristie Fiegen: I’m a ‘fighter’ for consumers

October 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Public Utilities Commissioner said she wants to be known as an opponent of excessive federal regulation and a champion of lower utility rates.
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McGovern-Fiegen race tight in spending

October 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

New reports also show hospitals, NEA spending big money on ballot issues.
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PUC candidate Nemec wants check-off for grain

September 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Former legislator Nemec running for seat on state regulatory commission.
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