Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the D.C. Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lawsuit today.
Politics & Elections
South Dakota U.S. Sen. John Thune has nearly $10.4 million in the bank for his likely bid for a third Senate term in 2016.
Chief Justice David Gilbertson announced today the appointment of the Honorable Gregory Stoltenburg as Presiding Judge for the Third Judicial Circuit.
President Obama Nominates Justice Wilhelmina Marie Wright To Serve On The US District Court For The District Of Minnesota
President Barack Obama nominated Justice Wilhelmina Marie Wright to serve on the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.
U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) said he strongly supported the tens of thousands of workers in Minnesota and across the country holding rallies as part of campaign “Fight for $15,” the goal of which is for companies to increase wages and provide workers with a stronger voice in the workplace.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard today announced members of the Native American Student Achievement Advisory Council.
The former first lady and secretary of state made her 2016 plans official on her campaign website Sunday.
A Lower Brule Sioux tribal official acting as chairman has asked for new tribal counsel and appears to have dismissed three tribal attorneys who worked under late Chairman Michael Jandreau.
Activists are working to block election law changes that opponents say will discourage candidates from running for office and will overly burden independent political hopefuls from getting on the ballot.
The Senate GOP caucus will likely meet in the next month to fill the leadership void created when two top Senate Republicans resigned.
Sen. Rand Paul is entering the campaign for the Republican presidential nomination -- saying he wants to "return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government."
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has issued an executive order naming South Dakota artist Dale Lamphere of Sturgis as South Dakota’s Artist Laureate.
An attorney for the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe says Chairman Michael Jandreau has died in Sioux Falls.
The vice chairman of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe says he's assuming control of the tribal government while Chairman Michael Jandreau is hospitalized.
Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds is asking for stories from South Dakota residents about how federal regulations affect day-to-day life in the state.
The state Board of Regents is scheduled to take up a proposal to raise tuition and fees for South Dakota's six public universities by an average of 5.8 percent for the upcoming school year.
Board of Regents Executive Director and CEO Jack Warner says the $8.50 minimum wage hike that voters approved in November is a "good news, bad news" situation for students at South Dakota's six public universities.
South Dakota's Shannon County will officially become Oglala Lakota County on May 1.
Daugaard has proclaimed that Shannon County be renamed as Oglala Lakota County. The name change will be official on May 1, 2015.
State Sen. Tim Rave has announced his resignation from the South Dakota State Senate. Rave, a Baltic Republican who serves as senate majority leader, is resigning to accept a position with Sanford Health as enterprise vice president for public policy.
Mayor Mike Huether has announced new citizen board appointments to the following boards as approved by the Mayor and City Council:
State Sen. Dan Lederman has resigned his seat in the South Dakota State Senate. Lederman, a Dakota Dunes Republican, also serves as assistant majority leader.“Dan Lederman has been a vigorous advocate for his constituents and for South Dakota,” said Gov. Daugaard. “He will certainly be missed, and I wish the best to him and his family.”