Politics & Elections

Dairy Farm, Staffing Firm Debarred From Visa Program

A federal administrative law judge has upheld the findings of a U.S. Department of Labor investigation that debarred a Volga dairy farmer and an Aberdeen-based employment agency from a program that allows employers to hire temporary foreign labor for agricultural work.

Parker Zoning Board Tables Vote For Second Time

It's been months since the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled that Turner County Commissioners "improperly adopted zoning regulations" that favored an egg-laying operation with 6 million chickens.

Petition To Cap Payday Loans At 36% Submitted

The group spearheading an effort to change state law and cap interest rates for payday lenders and car title companies at 36% submitted petitions Thursday to the Secretary of State's Office.

TransCanada Asks US To Suspend Pipeline Application Review

TransCanada, the company behind the controversial Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S Gulf Coast, has asked the U.S. State Department to pause its review of the project. The move comes as the Obama administration increasingly appears likely to reject the pipeline permit application before leaving office in January 2017.

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