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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving South Dakota Newsletter for Sunday October 27, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Grow America's Infrastructure Now Coalition Issues Statement on S.D. Decision on Dakota Access Pipeline
WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 -- Grow America's Infrastructure Now Coalition issued the following statement by spokesman Craig Stevens: Earlier today, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to uphold the Planning Commissions' approval of the conditional use permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline pump station in Harrisburg, South Dakota. The pipeline currently ships more than 570,000 barrels of oil from the Bakken in North Dakota to refineries across the Midwest and Gulf regions. Construction   more

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy: Midwest Family Farm Groups Travel to Washington to Talk NAFTA, Farm Crisis
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 -- The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy issued the following news release: * * * - Disparaging comments by Ag Secretary Perdue about the future of independent family farms should spur congressional action * * * Family farm groups from Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri and South Dakota traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to meet with members of Congress on the causes of the current Farm Crisis, and the failure of the proposed new North American Free Trade Agreement (N  more

New Editorial Themes Deliver Timely Content to ACE's Ethanol Today Magazine in 2020
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Oct. 24 -- The American Coalition for Ethanol issued the following news: The bimonthly industry trade magazine Ethanol Today, published by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), has released its lineup of editorial themes, as well as magazine advertising and event sponsorship opportunities for 2020. The publication's themes cover a wide range of topics, including low carbon and high octane ethanol market opportunities; trade and export market developments; updates  more

Pheasant Country Pheasants Forever Donates $10K to Second Century Habitat Fund in South Dakota
ST. PAUL, Minnesota, Oct. 24 -- Pheasants Forever issued the following news release: Amid a large crowd of upland hunters and Pheasants Forever members at the world-famous Corn Palace in Mitchell, Governor Kristi Noem accepted a check Friday evening for $10K in support of the her newly established Second Century Habitat Fund from committee members of the Pheasant Country chapter. The grassroots funding, matched dollar-for-dollar with private contributions, will provide critical investments for   more

Sierra Club: South Dakota Governor Drops Anti-Protest Laws in Settlement Agreement With ACLU
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Oct. 25 -- The Sierra Club issued the following news release: South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem and Attorney General Jason Ravnesborg today backed down from their unconstitutional attempts to silence protesters. Under a settlement agreement, which was submitted for court approval today, the state agreed to never enforce current state laws that prohibit protected speech and are aimed at suppressing protests against the Keystone XL pipeline. The settlement will make per  more

South Dakota Governor Drops Anti-Protest Laws in Settlement Agreement With ACLU
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Oct. 24 -- The American Civil Liberties Union, a 501(c)3 non-profit that works to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the U.S., issued the following news release: South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem and Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today backed down from their unconstitutional attempts to silence protesters. Under a settlement agreement, which was submitted for court approval today, the state agreed to n  more