Construction Equip. Distribution
Next Week's Washington Fly-In to Give Industry Leaders a Leg-Up
AED's Washington Fly-In , May 22-23, the premier public policy event for the equipment industry, is primed to be a first-rate experience for equipment leaders seeking business intelligence, networking opportunities, and the chance to meet face-to-face with lawmakers on the issues most important to the industry.
Fri May 17, 2013
Farm Bills Give Everyone a Chance to Squawk
Now that the House and Senate Agriculture Committees have passed their versions of the farm bill, it's time to cherry pick all the things people hate about the legislation.
Wed May 15, 2013
Interior pressed to encourage Indian tribes to develop oil and gas
As Republicans on the panel pressed Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to encourage Indian tribes to develop more oil and natural gas resources, the department chief reiterated the administration's commitment to developing renewable energy alongside fossil fuels.
Missouri River Water Access
Federal lawmakers are trying to prevent the Army Corps of Engineers from charging residents and businesses for using Missouri River reservoir water.
Tue May 14, 2013
Western lawmakers push to restore mineral funds
A bipartisan group of western lawmakers is pushing legislation in Washington to restore cuts of $110 million in federal mineral royalty payments to 35 states.
Mon May 13, 2013
2013 Farm Bill
Earlier this year, Congress passed an extension to the 2008 Farm Bill after the House failed to bring the 2012 version to the floor for consideration.
Construction Equipment Guide
Bobcat Company Breaks Ground on $20 million Expansion
Bobcat Company has officially broken ground on its $20 million renovation and expansion to create the Acceleration Center in Bismarck, N.D. When complete, the Acceleration Center will be a modern complex for advancing innovation where professionals utilize technology and modern design.
Valley News Live
Hector International Airport Tower Remains Open 24/7
North Dakota Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp and Rep. Kevin Cramer asked the FAA to keep it open after passing state legislation that gives the agency a larger budget to help keep it open through the night.
The Papillion Times
New estimates ease fears North Dakota oil boom will go bust
For now, excess natural gas is burned off at most oil wells in North Dakota. But if pipelines can be built, the gas can be contained and used.
Sat May 11, 2013
KOTA-TV Rapid City
Fargo air traffic tower to remain open 24 hours
The only 24-7 air traffic control tower in the Dakotas will stay open through the night, after North Dakota's congressional delegation pleaded with the Federal Aviation Administration to keep the Fargo facility open at all times.
Fri May 10, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Big businesses and localities win online sales tax [Examiner, The (Wash., DC)]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) When do 21 Republican senators vote for higher taxes Answer: When the biggest businesses and local politicians hire top K Street lobbyists to push for the tax-hike legislation.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Dysart Reporter
Q&A on the Keystone XL pipeline
A: The crude oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast called the Keystone XL pipeline would provide 830,000 barrels of crude oil a day and help to counteract insufficient domestic oil supplies and reduce America's dependence on less reliable foreign sources.
Wed May 08, 2013
Tim Carney: Big businesses and localities win online sales tax
When do 21 Republican senators vote for higher taxes? Answer: When the biggest businesses and local politicians hire top K Street lobbyists to push for the tax-hike legislation.
New estimates impart faith in North Dakota oil boom
Two days after a rosy government report doubled the estimate of how much oil is tucked beneath North Dakota, four men hop out of their vehicles into the soft dusk light atop a rock-strewn hill north of town.
AGRIBUSINESS: Markup Scheduled for Farm Bill
Senate Ag Chair Debbie Stabenow's mark is expected to provide for small cuts to food stamps and to curb crop insurance subsidies for high-income farmers.
Tue May 07, 2013
Senate approves Internet sales tax with support from Sessions, Shelby
The U.S. Senate approved legislation late Monday that would make it easier for states to collect taxes on Internet sales.
Mon May 06, 2013
Wind energy group to soon present plan to tax committees
A top wind trade group said Monday that it's crafting a long-term policy plan that it soon plans to take to tax-writing committees in the House and the Senate.
Sat May 04, 2013
New rosy estimates fuel optimism at North Dakota oil boom
From China to Connecticut, investors are pumped about latest U.S. estimates of even more energy wealth waiting to be tapped in the state.
Minot Daily News
Another step of progress
The effect of Community Development Block Grant funds was evident Friday at the residence of Mickie Johnson in southwest Minot.
Minot Daily News
Whether it was from an incoming mortar or rocket remains unknown, but shrapnel tore into James Tofteland of Minot.