News

Thune Criticizes Obama Budget

Thune Criticizes Obama Budget

Photo: WNAX

South Dakota Senator John Thune says President Obama’s proposed 2015 budget doesn’t address the country’s economic problems…

 

Thune says the proposed budget breaks the budget caps that the President has supported twice before…

 

Thune says the proposed budget contains a backdoor energy tax, cuts for the National Guard and fails to move the Lewis and Clark water project forward. He said he wants to see a repeal of the medical device tax, approval of the Keystone XL pipeline and enactment of Trade Promotion Authority.

Recent Headlines

14 hours ago in Local

Genetically Engineered Miniature Pigs Aiding in Research

PigSingle

A northwest Iowa company may be leading something of a shift to swine in medical research

14 hours ago in Local

Minnesota Traffic Deaths Reach 100

traffic

There have been 100 traffic deaths on Minnesota roads so far this year.

16 hours ago in Local

Iowa Legislators Struggle to Conclude the 2016 Session

fleet of semi trucks- approved- clipart

The Iowa D-O-T's request for an extra 10-million dollars to cover negotiated salary increases is one of the sticking points that remains as lawmakers struggle to conclude the 2016 legislative session.

16 hours ago in Local

Rural Airports in Nebraska Can Now Apply for Federal Funding

air force

Rural airports in Nebraska will be able to apply for federal funding now that Congress has approved a rider to the FAA reauthorization sponsored by Congressman Adrian Smith

17 hours ago in Local

Compromise In the Works For Family Planning Services

Pregnant Woman Holding Blocks Spelling "Baby"

A compromise may be in the works over where Medicaid patients in Iowa can get family planning services after July 1st.