The Legislature 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.
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Gov. Dennis Daugaard wants to review a measure to exempt South Dakota's youngest workers from the $8.50 minimum wage voters approved in November before deciding whether to sign the bill.
Parents of children with autism have successfully broadened a bill that would help ensure insurance coverage for a key type of Autism Spectrum Disorder treatment.
A state House committee has approved a measure aimed at making child sexual abuse reporting clearer but has defeated a plan to authorize more time to study how to address the issue in South Dakota.
South Dakota is setting aside $300,000 to help the state's retailers install ethanol storage tank units at gas stations.
The state House has voted down a measure requiring South Dakota schools to have a safety plan for potential violent incidents such as a school shooting.
A Senate committee has defeated a proposal that would void a High School Activities Association policy on transgender student participation in sports.
Filling up at the pump may not be so easy for residents of Iowa anymore. As of Sunday, the state's fuel tax has increased by 10 cents a gallon.
Lawmakers plan to consider this week measures on municipal sales taxes, insurance coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorder therapy and athletics policy for transgender students.
A state Senate committee has approved a measure advocates say will help lessen the danger of passing vehicles to cyclists.
Deadwood gambling advocates are claiming victory in their year-long push to allow three new games in the historic outlaw town.
The South Dakota congressional delegation is continuing to urge Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to withdraw plans to reconfigure the VA Black Hills Health Care System from President Barack Obama's budget proposal.
Farmers have until Friday to make some key decisions that will govern their operations for the next five years under the new farm bill.
The state House has shot down a proposal that would have allowed unilateral no-fault divorce in South Dakota.
A proposal that would have required parental consent for minors to use indoor tanning beds at salons has died in the state Legislature.
South Dakota U.S. Sen. John Thune is pushing for a legislative solution to Internet regulation after the Federal Communications Commission votes on its rules as part of the so-called "net neutrality" debate.
A state House committee has approved a proposal to exempt youth from the minimum wage hike to $8.50 per hour that voters approved in November.
A state House committee has passed a measure that would authorize three new voter-approved games in Deadwood.
A state House committee is expected to take up a proposal to exempt youth from the minimum wage hike to $8.50 that voters approved in November.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a measure that would limit the authority of a constitutional convention delegate from the state.
The South Dakota state Senate has voted to kill a bill allowing sergeants-at-arms to carry concealed weapons in the state Capitol.
A state Senate panel has defeated a proposal that would allow people in South Dakota to carry a concealed pistol without a permit.