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Mike Rounds on Welfare & Poverty

Republican SD Governor

 


Launched several initiatives to develop economy

He never forgot the responsibility government has to protect the rights and liberty of citizens: "We protect those who cannot protect themselves--the very young, the very old. We protect society from those who would do us harm, and we provide quality education for our children," the then-Governor told his inaugural audience.

Former Governor Rounds' goal from the beginning was to help South Dakota grow and prosper while keeping taxes low. As governor, he launched several initiatives to attract and expand businesses, develop our economy, create jobs, improve education, and enhance the quality of life in South Dakota.

Among the many successes in during his years in office were enhanced economic development and tourism, university and technical school scholarship programs, greatly increased research and technology at state universities, accelerated development of the ethanol and wind energy sectors, and beginning construction of a science and engineering laboratory in the Homestake Mine at Lead

Source: 2013 Senate campaign website, RoundsForSenate.com, "About" , Sep 13, 2013

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