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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

Senate sends 3-week funding bill to Obama

March 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Congress has approved $6 billion in spending cuts as part of legislation to keep the government running for three more weeks and give President Barack Obama and congressional leaders time to negotiate a far more sweeping package of reductions demanded by Republicans. Continue Reading

Letters to the Editor

November 12, 2010 in The Daily Republic

In S.D., all one needs is to be Republican
To the Editor:
I know you won’t put this in your paper since you helped so much to condemn the Obama presidency. But I want you to know how depressed I am about the attitude politically here in South Dakota. Continue Reading