U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, today applauded the committee’s passage of bipartisan legislation to curb the effects of the administration’s ‘Waters of the U.S.’ (WOTUS) rule. The Federal Water Quality Protection Act, of which Rounds is an original cosponsor, would prevent the rule from taking effect and task the agencies with completely redrafting the rule using specific direction from Congress
Households in need of assistance may apply for a grant of up to $5,000. Documentation of any FEMA, Small Business Administrative (SBA) assistance and insurance proceeds will be used to determine actual amount of assistance available per household
WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 4, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem...
U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) today criticized a sweeping regulation from the Obama administration, saying the Environmental Protection Agency’s final “waters of the United States” rule is yet another power grab by an administration that has established a pattern of acting unilaterally
The South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) Board of Commissioners recently approved the funding of 15 projects with money from the Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF). The HOF program was created via the “Building South Dakota Fund” during the 2013 Legislative Session and was designed to promote economic development in South Dakota by expanding the supply of affordable housing
U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D), a member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, applauded today’s passage of “The Financial Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015” out of committee.
In 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed a rule to expand the definition of ‘waters of the U.S.’ This power grab would dramatically expand the federal government’s jurisdiction under the Clean Air Act, beyond what the Act intended. The proposed rule, commonly known as WOTUS, has the potential to be one of the most burdensome and overreaching regulations in history for South Dakota’s farmers and ranchers by requiring onerous and unnecessary new permits.
Renters and landlords across South Dakota now have an additional place to turn when disputes arise, especially those involving Fair Housing Act issues of discrimination.
"Paint – South Dakota” is underway again for another remarkable campaign season and South Dakota Housing Development Authority is seeking volunteers to pick up paint brushes and set aside some free time to help residents in their communities.
Each year the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocates funding for homeless assistance programs through the Continuum of Care (CoC) competition process. In order to receive funding, each Continuum of Care must submit a consolidated application for funding that describes how local activities meet or exceed HUD requirements and are aligned with community needs.