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  • 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...
  • We are back in Washington after a great in-state work period spent in South Dakota. I was able to host roundtables, attend events and visit with South Dakotans from all across the...
  • It was a busy final week of July as the Senate worked to wrap up our version of the FY2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This annual, bipartisan legislation is crucial...
  • Welcome back to another Weekly Round[s] Up! We’ve made it to what is scheduled to be our last week in session before our August in-state work period. I say it’s tentative because...
  • It’s time we do something we’ve never done before: a special two-week edition of the Weekly Round[s] Up. The past two weeks have been jam-packed as we’ve worked in the Senate Armed...
  • (You might want to read the second paragraph before reading this first one!) Welcome back to another edition of the Weekly Round[s] Up, your go-to source for all the latest...
  • We had a crazy week out here to welcome us back to DC after our Memorial Day in-state work period. As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, much of our time was spent waiting on a debt...
  • We had a short week out in DC this past week, but we packed as much as we could into a few days! There were fewer South Dakotans visiting DC this past week – you all must not want...
  • Each week, this paragraph serves as an opportunity for me to give you a general overview of my week before getting into the specifics below. This week, I instead wanted to take a...
  • We had a short week in DC this past week, but managed to pack a lot into three days! I met with South Dakotans from Amherst to Edgemont. Most of the South Dakotans I met with were...