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  • 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...
  • We’re back in Washington after two weeks in South Dakota for our Easter in-state work period. It was good to visit with so many South Dakotans about the issues that matter the most...
  • After our marathon five weeks straight of in-session activity, I am finally back in South Dakota for more than a few days. We even got a snowstorm as a welcome home! We will spend...
  • Although it doesn’t feel like it back home in South Dakota, the first day of spring was last Monday, March 20. This past week in Washington was the peak bloom of the iconic cherry...
  • We’ve crossed the halfway point of our five week work period in Washington. Hard to believe that Easter is almost here. Time flies when you’re having fun, or working hard –...
  • Another busy week out here in Washington! We earned a major victory for American consumers and producers this past week. More on that good news later. This past week, I attended...
  • After a short in-state work period back home in South Dakota, we hit the ground running in Washington as we prepared for our next five weeks in session. Now that our Capitol and...
  • Welcome back for another Weekly Round[s] Up! This past week, we spent quite a bit of time voting on the Senate floor and attending classified briefings on a variety of subjects...
  • Another week has come and gone out here in Washington. One thing about my job in the Senate, which I’m sure you’ve noticed if you read these regularly, is that no two weeks are...
  • Things are getting busier out here in Washington! This past week, our committee assignments were announced, which marks the beginning of a lot of work to come over the next two...
  • Hello from Washington, DC! After our in-state work period, we finally had our first full week of the 118th Congress. We are still waiting for our committee assignments, meaning...
  • Well… at least a White Christmas has been secured. As families are wrapping up presents, we are wrapping up legislation in the Senate. We’ve had reasons for optimism this past...
  • Another week has come and gone out here in Washington, which means we are one week closer to Christmas and the end of the 117th Congress. The Senate still needs to fund the...
  • We’re back with another Weekly Round[s] Up as we prepare for the last few weeks before Christmas. Congress is currently in the lame-duck session, a nickname for the period of time...
  • After a few weeks in South Dakota, the Senate was back in Washington this week. We had hearings, votes and meetings with South Dakotans. My legislation passed on the floor this...
  • It was another busy week out in DC! My schedule was packed with committee hearings, floor votes and meetings with South Dakotans. Although we have long days filled with work, we...
  • The Weekly Round[s] Up is back after our in-state work period. I had a busy couple weeks traveling around the state and visiting with South Dakotans. I made stops in Aberdeen,...