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Republican Sen. John Hoeven shakes hands with Joe Rothschiller, president of Steffes Corp., on Wednesday at a roundtable meeting at the Strom Center in Dickinson. Hoeven met with business leaders from southwest North Dakota to hear various concerns, including worries about federal regulation affecting energy, manufacturing, small business and education development.

Area business leaders tell Sen. John Hoeven: There's too much federal red tape


Bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., have wrapped red tape around everything from commerce and manufacturing to road construction and education, but local business leaders would prefer that oversight of regulations come from 100 miles away in Bismarck rather than from more than 1,000 miles away in the nation's capital.

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Katherine Grandstrand
I graduated from Bemidji State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in mass communcations, from Columbia College Chicago in 2009 with a master's degree in journalism.  
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