SD News

State Treasurer to Attend Sioux Empire Home Show

State Treasurer Rich Sattgast encourages attendees at this year?s Sioux Empire Home Show in Sioux Falls February 23-25, 2018 to visit his staff for possible lost money that may be owed to them.

Students visit Pierre for CTSO Legislative Shadow Day

As part of the National Career and Technical Education Month celebration, 30 student leaders came to Pierre Feb. 6-7, for the South Dakota Career and Technical Student Organizations? Legislative Shadow Day.

Governor's Column: The Complex Issue Of Addiction

As a state, we grapple with many issues. Some are very complex, with no easy fix or single solution. These may require sustained effort over long periods, through different administrations and legislatures and generations of South Dakotans. Drug abuse is one such issue.

Governor Daugaard Signs Senate Bill 32

Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed Senate Bill 32, an act to place certain substances on the controlled substances schedule. SB 32 is an annual bill to update South Dakota?s controlled substances statutes to match federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) scheduling actions.

Gov. Daugaard Signs Water and Environment Fund Legislation

Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed House Bill 1098 today, which is a water and environment funding bill to appropriate dedicated funds for water, wastewater and solid waste projects. The bill is also commonly referred to as the Governor?s Omnibus Water Funding bill.

Taking care of our heroes, because they took care of us

It?s that time of the year when we are rushing off to the card shop, candy story and flower shops to find the perfect Valentine?s Day gift for our loved ones. It?s also my favorite time of the year to visit Mount Rushmore and pay tribute to four great heroes who are carved into the mountainside in the Black Hills.

Secretary of State Sees 13 Percent Increase in Business Filings

With the release of the fourth quarter business and economic data analysis report, Secretary of State Shantel Krebs announced that South Dakota ended the fourth quarter of 2017 with new business filings reaching the highest number since 2013.