Category: South Dakota

Rushmore PAC endorses first group of South Dakota candidates for 2020 election cycle

The Rushmore PAC is proud to endorse our first group of South Dakota candidates in the 2020 election cycle, and we look forward to celebrating their victories this coming November.

South Dakota’s Sound Economy, Healthy Budget

By: Governor Dennis Daugaard South Dakota’s state budget is on pace to record a surplus. Under a new culture of fiscal restraint, our state agencies are not spending every dollar they were allocated. This can allow those unspent dollars to be redirected to education, taking care of people, or into savings. As recently reported, we …

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South Dakota Gets High Marks For Creating Healthy Economic Environment

PIERRE, S.D. – A new study done for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce credits South Dakota as the top state in the nation when it comes to reasonable taxes and business regulations. And the Enterprising States study rates South Dakota in the Top 10 when it comes to economic performance, a talented workforce and being …

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South Dakota Ranked 9th In Gross Domestic Product Growth

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota was ranked the 9th fastest growing economy in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth last year, according to a new state-by-state report released by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Full story>>

Noem: South Dakota Plays A Role In Easing Prices At The Pump

In a recent article addressing rising gas prices, Rep. Noem  noted that  the President and his bad federal policies have added to the pain at the pump. At the same time however, Noem makes a good point that not only is ethanol good for South Dakota, South Dakota’s ethanol is good for the country.From Rep. …

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Oil Impact Spills Into South Dakota

The economic growth created by the Bakken oil shale formation in North Dakota is starting to spread to South Dakota. Of course, the impact would be even greater if the President and the rest of the Democrats would allow it. From The Rapid City Journal  Now the growth is spilling south over the state line, …

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Johnson Appropriation A Conflict Of Interest

It seems as if Sen. Johnson believes that his job entitles him to certain benefits, or at the very least that he can use his job to benefit his family and friends. Sen. Johnson probably followed the letter of the law, but that is not really the point.  At the very least, he should have …

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Spokesman For Sen. Tim Johnson Denies Wrongdoing

New concerns arose today about Sen. Johnson and his financial disclosures, or lack there of. Apparently Sen. Johnson could not be bothered to answer any questions, but his staffer has assured us that there was no wrongdoing. The fact that they don’t think it was wrong shows how out of touch they are.   We …

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SD’s Congressional Voice Gets Bigger

Sen. Thune was recently chosen   to be the  Chairman of the Senate Republican Conference  by his fellow Republican Senators. . The Chairman of the Senate Republican Conference is the number three leadership position for Senate Republicans and is tasked with spearheading messaging efforts for the conference. This new leadership position for Sen. Thune will  ensure that …

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Sen. Thune Reacts To President’s Speech

There should be no surprise that Obama is good at giving speeches. That is how he got elected, however saying something is not the same as doing something. Barack Obama’s record speaks for itself. Sen. Thune has done a good job of bringing some South Dakota perspective to the Presidents speech/campign comercial.  From KDLT News …

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