The state House has approved a proposal that would allow people in South Dakota to carry a concealed pistol without a permit.
Governor Gets Bill Legalizing Wine Shipping In SD
Bill lets South Dakotans buy up to 12 cases of wine per year directly from wineries
South Dakotans looking to get their favorite out-of-state vintages shipped to their door are one step closer.
Measure To Allow Minimum Wage To Decrease Fails In House
Would have allowed minimum wage to decrease with negative inflation
A proposal that would allow South Dakota’s minimum wage to decrease in the event of negative inflation has failed in the state House.
South Dakota’s congressional delegation is urging Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to withdraw plans to reconfigure the VA Black Hills Health Care System from President Barack Obama’s budget proposal.
The South Dakota House has approved a measure to change the state’s so-called “Daschle law” that bars a presidential candidate from seeking another office on the same South Dakota ballot.
A state House committee has approved a proposal that would void a High School Activities Association policy on transgender student participation in sports.
A legislative panel has approved a proposal that would allow people in South Dakota to carry a concealed pistol without a permit.
Three Circuit Judge Spots Open In South Dakota
Lawmakers also look to add two more positions
South Dakota’s state court system is looking for three new circuit judges and could add two more spots if state lawmakers go along with it.
SD Lawmakers & Citizens Discuss Improvement of Infrastructure
Legislative coffee brings varying opinions
South Dakota lawmakers met for their first legislative coffee of the session on Saturday. While several issues were discussed, the improvement of highways and bridges was a big topic on the minds of legislators and citizens.
State’s Education Issue Discussed At First Legislative Coffee
SD Lawmakers & community members voice opinions
State lawmakers gathered in Sioux Falls on Saturday for their first legislative coffee of the session.
Lewis & Clark Water Project Funding Boost
$9 Million From U.S. Bureau Of Reclamation
There was big news on Friday for the Lewis and Clark Water Project. Workers found out today the project will get 9 million dollars in federal funding for 2015, instead of just 2.4 million proposed by President Obama. This means the project will be able to put more pipe in the ground.
The author of a proposal that would’ve increased the amount of signatures required for South Dakota citizens to propose a change state law has pulled the bill in response to heavy criticism.
A state House Committee has approved a proposal that would allow South Dakota’s minimum wage to decrease in the event of negative inflation.
Republican state officials say they want to study education in South Dakota and re-evaluate how the system is funded before taking action.
A South Dakota Senate committee has approved a proposal that calls for a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced federal budget.
A state Senate panel has approved a roughly $50 million road and bridge funding package that’s based on Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s transportation proposal.
Democrats are fighting back against Republican efforts to change the state’s so-called “Daschle law” that bars a presidential candidate from seeking another office on the same South Dakota ballot.
South Dakota’s newest U.S. Senator is setting up his main field office in Pierre.