President Barack Obama has vetoed a Republican bill forcing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
State House lawmakers facing a legislative deadline have bought about two more weeks to consider funding for roads and bridges.
Higher Education Affordability Discussed At Legislative Coffee
Lawmakers say it's more than just state funding
Paying for post-secondary education can be a daunting task for some families and students in South Dakota.
Lawmakers are expected to debate raising revenue to fund roads and bridges, allowing people to carry concealed weapons without a permit and expanding the kinds of games Deadwood can offer this week in Pierre.
Final Legislative Coffee Sparks Medicaid Expansion Discussion
Many lawmakers say expansion isn't feasible
Many people in South Dakota are still living without health insurance, and lawmakers are discussing whether or not expanding the state’s Medicaid program is a feasible option.
State Lawmaker Compares Planned Parenthood To ISIS
Effort To Push Anti-Abortion Bill Through Legislature
A state representative is getting national attention after comparing Planned Parenthood to the terrorist group ISIS. It’s part of his attempt to pass a bill that would ban a certain kind of abortion in South Dakota.
The state House has voted down a measure that would have authorized the city of Deadwood to allow liquor to be served all the time except for Christmas Day.
Students React To Proposed Measure Allowing Guns On Campus
Mixed opinions from SDSU students
It’s been a heavily debated topic across the state…should concealed weapons be allowed on college campuses?
The state House has voted down a measure that would allow people 21 years or older to carry a concealed weapon on South Dakota’s six public university campuses.
A legislative committee has approved a proposal that would require parental consent for minors to use indoor tanning beds at salons.
Opponents Of Planned Chicken Farm Near Parker File Lawsuit
Lawsuit filed against Sonstegard Foods and Turner County Commission
Landowners concerned about possible problems from a large egg-laying operation planned near Parker are suing its developers and the Turner County Commission.
SDSU Students Rally To Support Higher Teacher Pay
Rally will be held Thursday in the SDSU Student Union
Teacher pay is a hot topic in South Dakota and South Dakota State University students are joining the debate.
South Dakota college students plan to lobby lawmakers ahead of a potential state House vote on a measure that would allow people 21 years or older to carry a concealed weapon on the six public university’s campuses.
Republican U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem is expected to address the South Dakota Legislature at the state Capitol building in Pierre.
Another seven South Dakota properties have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
House Votes Down Plan To Allow Concealed Weapons In Capitol
Proposal would have allowed people to carry concealed weapons
The South Dakota House has voted down a proposal that would allow people to carry concealed weapons in the state Capitol building.
Reactions To Brendan Johnson’s Resignation
U.S. Attorney for South Dakota steps down after almost six years of service
U.S. Attorney for South Dakota Brendan Johnson’s resignation is impacting many, both on the state and national level. But it’s those who worked closest to him that are feeling the impact the most.
A legislative committee has approved a proposal to overhaul conflict-of-interest laws for South Dakota public employees in response to the investment-for-visa scandal that dominated last year’s U.S. Senate race.
A man with two decades of experience as a federal prosecutor will serve as acting U.S. attorney in South Dakota starting in March.