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ROZUM: Compromise critical on ACA

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Rep. Tona Rozum, R-Mitchell

A bill to allow elected officials to carry a concealed firearm in courtrooms and the Capitol passed out of committee to the House of [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”506121″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

District 20 House: Rozum says there’s work left to be done in Legislature

October 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Tona Rozum said she wants a second term representing District 20 in the state House of Representatives because she doesn’t want to leave a job unfinished. Continue Reading

Opinion: Condition of roads in SD alarming

February 22, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The gas tax funds state highways and bridges for upkeep; license-plate fees and wheel taxes fund counties and townships. Counties and townships have 73,000 miles of roads and 3,200 bridges of which two-thirds need help. According to 2009 estimates, $80 million is needed to bring roads and bridges out of poor condition and $50 million is the annual cost to maintain. In 2010, $22 million was available for roads and bridges. Continue Reading

Legislators, public focus on budget during cracker barrel

January 29, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The state wants to provide the money sought for education, social services and other programs, state Rep. Lance Carson said Saturday.

“It’s not a situation where we’re not listening to people, not listening to causes,” Carson said during the first of two cracker barrels in Mitchell this winter. “The state does not have the money.” Continue Reading

Vehle, Carson, Rozum have their minds on state’s bottom line as session begins

January 11, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The three legislators from Mitchell say balancing the state budget will be the primary job during the 2011 legislative session.
The session opens at noon today for the first of 38 scheduled work days.
Sen. Mike Vehle and Reps. Lance Carson and Tona Rozum are among the 106 legislators 35 senators and 70 representatives who will discuss and debate state government for the next three months. Continue Reading

Vehle, Carson, Rozum win District 20 legislative seats

November 3, 2010 in The Daily Republic

The three Republican candidates breezed to victory in District 20 legislative races Tuesday.
Sen. Mike Vehle claimed a second term in the Senate while Rep. Lance Carson was re-elected to the House for a third term and former Mitchell councilwoman Tona Rozum was elected to the Legislature for the first time.
District 20 covers Davison and Aurora counties. Continue Reading

Reports show wide variance in campaign finance

October 29, 2010 in The Daily Republic

District 20 legislative candidates show a great disparity on how they raised money and how much they raised to run for office this year.
The pre-election filing deadline for campaign finance reports was Oct. 22.
State Sen. Mike Vehle, R-Mitchell, raised nearly $15,000, with almost half of that coming from political action committees (PACs). Continue Reading

District 20 state House race Three vying for two seats representing Aurora, Davison

October 28, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Lance Carson
Rep. Lance Carson, R-Mitchell, has spent two terms serving in the state House of Representatives.

He says he’s ready for a third. Continue Reading

State House hopefuls focus on budget at public forum

October 20, 2010 in The Daily Republic

State budget issues topped a discussion Tuesday night between the three candidates for two seats in the state House representing District 20.
State Rep. Lance Carson, R-Mitchell, fellow Republican candidate Tona Rozum and independent candidate Becky Haslam fielded questions and offered their views on a variety of subjects during a forum sponsored by the Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee.
About 75 people attended the two-hour forum, which included discussions of the county auditor’s race and the city of Mitchell land designation vote on Nov. 2. Continue Reading

Local forums planned for Oct. 19, 26

October 13, 2010 in The Daily Republic

The Governmental Affairs Committee of the Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring candidate and issues forums each of the next two Tuesdays.
It has invited eight candidates appearing on the ballot for the Nov. 2 general election. The events will begin at 7 p.m. on both days in the Mitchell Technical Institute Technology Center amphitheater, at 1800 E. Spruce St. The Daily Republic plans to webcast both events at www.mitchellrepublic.com. Continue Reading