House Republican leaders say the House will vote next week on legislation to construct the Keystone XL pipeline and send it to President Barack Obama. Obama has threatened a veto.
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The attorney general and a lawyer representing six couples challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage have followed through and appealed a federal judge's ruling.
U.S. Sen. John Thune's campaign says he has nearly $10 million cash-on-hand as he starts an election cycle in which he's expected to run for a third term.
Federal regulators are putting together the first-ever rules on payday loans aimed at helping cash-strapped borrowers avoid falling into a cycle of high-rate debt.
Lawmakers are expected to debate raising revenue to fund roads and bridges, legislative pay hikes and expanding the kinds of games Deadwood can offer this week.
A legislative panel has approved a measure allowing a mother to breast-feed her child anywhere as long as she's following other state and local laws.
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.
A legislative panel is expected to take up a measure aimed at addressing South Dakota's rural teacher shortage by covering college tuition for professionals already working in such schools.
A new proposal passed on Thursday by the Senate Education Committee would force South Dakota schools to have a safety plan.
South Dakota's U.S. Senate delegation has voted to approve a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a portion of which would run through the state.
As Congress presses the Obama administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, government records show oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S.
A legislative panel has approved a measure requiring South Dakota schools to have a safety plan for potential violent incidents such as a shooting.
Oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. as Congress pushes for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.
A legislative panel is set to take up a measure requiring schools to make safety plans for potential violent incidents such as an intruder coming in with a weapon.
The South Dakota House has approved a proposal that calls for a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced federal budget.
State officials in Pierre and federal lawmakers in Washington are scrambling to figure out how to shore up funding for roads and bridges.
The South Dakota congressional delegation is urging federal aviation and transportation officials to approve an enormous bomber training area over the Northern Plains.
A state legislative panel is set to take up a measure that would require registered sex offenders to tell to police within three days if they change vehicles.
The state House of Representatives has passed a measure that would more easily allow the state to react to deadly disease outbreaks.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem targeting human trafficking.
A South Dakota legislative panel has stalled in coming up with a solution to improve bicycle safety in the state.
The trial for a former U.S. Senate candidate accused of election law violations has been delayed again.