Senator Rounds talks nation’s economy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.(KELO)- A bipartisan bill drafted by Senator Mike Rounds aims to give Native American Tribes more control over federal food assistance programs.

Rounds says the bill will help improve tribal and federal government relationships.

Congressional Democrats are looking to pass a bill that would make banks report customer transactions over $600 to the IRS.

Republican Senator Mike Rounds explains why he believes that would be a bad idea.

Republican U.S. Senator Mike Rounds explains to KELO Radio’s The Greg Belfrage Show why he was one of 11 GOP senators to vote for an extension of the debt ceiling recently.


Rounds explained the process..


The vote raises the debt ceiling by $480 billion, which experts say will probably last until December. The limit needed to be raised to avoid default regardless of potential new spending from Congress.