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Tapio: Trump Fighting Back in Chinese Trade War, “Already Lost”

State Senator and GOP Congressional candidate Neal Tapio today issued strong support for President Trump in the escalating tariff and intellectual property trade skirmish with the Chinese and urged agriculture organizations to direct their energy toward helping President Trump fight back against unfair trade practices China has employed for decades. “President Trump is right, this…

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Tapio Turns in Bulk of Nominating Petition Signatures

GOP Congressional Candidate, State Senator Neal Tapio of Watertown today turned in the bulk of gathered nominating petition signatures at the Secretary of State’s Office in Pierre. “Today, I turned in 2,521 signatures to the South Dakota Secretary of State in order to be on the ballot for the US House of Representatives. Thank you…

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Tapio: Paul Ryan, ‘Crooked’ GOP Establishment Cave on $-Trillion Omnibus Bill

GOP Congressional Candidate, Neal Tapio today blasted House Republican leadership for posing little more than a rubber stamp speed bump to the 2,232 page Omnibus spending bill totaling $1.3-trillion and including troubling provisions for expanded background checks for gun ownership without offering reciprocity for concealed carry gun permits nationwide. “What tbe bill lacks in brevity…

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Tapio Calls Student Walkout, “Political Indoctrination”

State Senator and GOP Congressional Candidate Neal Tapio joined a growing outcry of South Dakota parents angered by a planned student walkout calling for nationwide gun control after a Florida school shooting last month that left 17 dead.  Tapio called the protest a leftist political movement designed to exploit and indoctrinate American children, damaging the…

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Tapio: Obama Justice ‘PROMISE’ Program Paid Police Not to Arrest Florida Shooter

State Senator and GOP Congressional Candidate Neal Tapio sounded the alarm this week saying South Dakota’s recently reformed criminal and juvenile justice system are philosophically identical to the system in Florida that ignored the shooter’s multiple threats to fellow students in the months before last week’s rampage that killed 17 people. Tapio says South Dakota…

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Tapio Challenges South Dakota Leaders to End Refugee Resettlement in South Dakota

With a looming showdown over the Federal Refugee Resettlement Program scheduled for Wednesday’s Senate State Affairs Committee in Pierre, congressional candidate and Watertown State Senator Neal Tapio is issuing a challenge to every elected leader and political candidate in South Dakota: Find the courage to have an open and honest dialogue about Islamic terrorism and…

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Tapio Moves to End Refugee Resettlement in South Dakota

South Dakota Congressional Candidate and Watertown State Senator, Neal Tapio is bringing some of the nation’s leading experts on Islamic radicalization  to provide testimony in support of his legislation that would end refugee resettlement in South Dakota from any of the five nations mentioned in President Donald Trump’s travel ban.  Several invited guests will educate…

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Tapio: ‘Broken Promises and Lost Opportunities’ on Non-Meandered Waters Bill

South Dakota Congressional Candidate and Watertown State Senator, Neal Tapio Monday expressed disappointment regarding SB 199, a bill meant to end a long simmering state feud over the balance between private land owners and sportsmen who believe in public access to bodies of water for angling and recreational use on private land. Tapio and 18…

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Tapio Sides with Microwbrew Bill Against ‘Distributorship Monopoly’

  GOP Congressional candidate and State Senator, Neal Tapio believes South Dakota’s thriving microbrewery industry would do even better if they could produce more suds and still legally sell their own products to stores and restaurants independently, rather than being forced to sell to large distributorships who monopolize the wholesale liquor industry in South Dakota….

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Tapio Battle Against ‘Peaceful Jihad’ Gains National Support

While beset and embattled by politically correct liberal critics in his home state of South Dakota, Congressional candidate and State Senator, Neal Tapio is garnering national support and attention by conservative media outlets for his outspoken identification of the silent Jihad of refugee resettlement and his efforts to defeat it. Leo Hohmann, a veteran investigative…

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