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Senator John Thune

Thune Talks About Budget Reform Act of 2013

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Senator John Thune says he’s not certain what the future will bring for his bill that would change the nation’s budget process.  Earlier this month, the Republican Senator reintroduced legislation dubbed the Budget Reform Act of 2013.  The bill would require Congress to set up a timeline in which...
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Rod Fisher February 26, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Rod Fisher Recognized as “Voice of the Pierre Governors”

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Congratulations to Rod Fisher…Dakota Radio Group Sports Director…who was honored earlier this month by parents, players, coaches and fans of Pierre basketball.  A statement was read recognizing Rod at the February 15 home finale for the Governor’s Boys Basketball team.  Before tip-off, Rod was given a standing ovation by...
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Businesses Are Being Warned of Labor Law Poster Scams

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Businesses in South Dakota are being warned to be watchful of poster scams from companies that are selling various federal agency postings that are available at no cost.  The Attorney General’s Office and South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation both report the labor law poster scams that are...
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USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan

USDA Deputy Secretary to Travel to SD Wednesday and Thursday

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) The Deputy Secretary for the Department of Agriculture will be in the state tomorrow and Thursday to announce research grants to fight U.S. and global hunger and promote rural business development.  Tomorrow in Brookings, Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan will hold a press conference to announce new USDA grants which...
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