SD News

Governor?s Surplus Land Bills Introduced

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has introduced a package of bills to allow for the sale of surplus lands owned by the state. The measures include lands and properties on the STAR Academy, State Veterans Home, and State Training School campuses.

Governor Signs Bills Into Law

Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed the following bills into law today: HB 1048, An Act to exempt natural hair braiding from the practice of cosmetology.

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Gov. Dennis Daugaard is speaking at the Nurses Day Legislature Luncheon at the Ramkota.

Governor Signs House Bill 1069

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed House Bill 1069, An Act to repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. This bill repeals Initiated Measure 22.

State Animal Health Lab Bill Introduced

The Senate Appropriations Committee today introduced a bill on behalf of Gov. Dennis Daugaard to fund an upgrade and expansion to the state animal disease research and diagnostic laboratory. Located on the campus of South Dakota State University, the facility serves as the state animal health laboratory.

Gov. Daugaard Signs First Bill Of The Session

Gov. Dennis Daugaard this afternoon signed the first bill of the 2017 Legislative Session into law. The piece of legislation, House Bill 1006, clarifies the timeline for posting notices for public meetings.

Presidential Disaster Declaration Approved For December Storm

PIERRE, S.D. ? Gov. Dennis Daugaard says 24 South Dakota counties and two tribes may receive federal funding assistance to help recover from a late December storm that did more than $9.1 million in damage to public property.

Attorney General Jackley Announces Settlement with Western Union

Attorney General Marty Jackley today announced a settlement with the Western Union Company, resolving a multistate investigation which focused on complaints of consumers who used Western Union?s wire transfer service to send money to third parties involved in schemes to defraud consumers.


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