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  • We had another busy week here in the United States Senate. Our biggest event of the week was the release of our bipartisan AI Working Group’s roadmap to the future of artificial...
  • Welcome back to the Weekly Round[s] Up. Our main focus this past week was Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization. We had a deadline of last Friday to pass this...
  • Welcome back to another Weekly Round[s] Up! This week, I was fortunate to have my son Brian, his wife Kerry and their three kids visiting Washington. They were able to join me at...
  • The last few weeks have been very busy here in DC! I was very fortunate to see many South Dakotans from all across the state. We had good discussions on tribal relations, research...
  • We are back in the legislative session after a two-week in-state work period, which I spent back in South Dakota. While I was home, I was able to visit McIntosh, Sioux Falls,...
  • We had another whirlwind week in the United States Senate. The Senate managed to pass our final appropriations package funding the final six areas of the federal government for...
  • Welcome to another edition of the Weekly Round[s] Up! We’re gearing up for another busy week before heading back to South Dakota for our Easter in-state work period. Our next...
  • It was a busy week out in Washington! Spring fly-in season is in full swing, which means that many of you are coming out to DC with different organizations to visit with us on...
  • Welcome back to another edition of the Weekly Round[s] Up! The Senate is back in session in Washington after a two-week in-state work period around Presidents’ Day. During my time...
  • Welcome back to another edition of the Weekly Round[s] Up! As many of you may know, I attend the Senate Prayer Breakfast with my colleagues nearly every week when I’m out here in...
  • Welcome to the first Weekly Round[s] Up of 2024! I was grateful to be back home in South Dakota for a couple of weeks, making visits to Mission and Sioux Falls and spending time in...
  • Welcome back to another edition of the Weekly Round[s] Up. For the past several weeks, I’ve talked about the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in this section and our need...
  • Another week has come and gone in Washington, DC. We’re still working on passing the National Defense Authorization Act and a National Security supplemental with aid to Israel and...
  • We’re back in Washington for our last weeks of session before Christmas break. We have a busy month ahead as we look to address the National Defense Authorization Act and the...
  • We had another busy week in the United States Senate this past week. As you may have heard, we passed a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government open and funded past the...
  • Welcome back to another edition of the Weekly Round[s] Up! As you all know, Veterans Day was this past weekend, a day set aside to honor the brave men and women who have defended...
  • It was another busy week out in Washington. We got to work and passed three of our 12 appropriation bills through the Senate. Each of the 12 bills covers a different subject area...
  • We’re back in Washington for another week of work in the United States Senate. Now that we’ve got a Speaker of the House, both the House and the Senate are in a lot better position...
  • After a great in-state work period spent in South Dakota, we’re back in action for another Senate work period. I had the opportunity to visit Sioux Falls to speak at the South...
  • Things are picking up here in Washington as we get back in the swing of being in session. I was able to see so many South Dakotans this past week from each side of the state and...