SD News

Temporary Licensure Compact Bill Introduced

Today, the House State Affairs Committee introduced House Bill 1319, Governor Daugaard?s bill to create a reciprocity compact to streamline professional licensure.

Governor's Column: Planting Trees Now

?The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.? This old saying is a good description of how we have approached managing state government in the last seven years.

Funding Available for Trails

South Dakota State Parks Director Katie Ceroll announced today that applications are being accepted for grants from the Recreation Trails Program (RTP).

Beadle County Fatal Crash

CARPENTER, S.D. ? One man died Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash near Carpenter.

Consider starting a Summer Food Service Program in your community

n an effort to fend off hunger, the South Dakota Department of Education?s office of Child and Adult Nutrition Services is seeking sponsors for a federally-funded program that provides nutritious meals and snacks to children in low-income areas during the summer months.

Gov. Daugaard Signs First Bill Of The Session

Gov. Dennis Daugaard this afternoon signed the first bill of the 2018 Legislative Session into law. The piece of legislation, House Bill 1057, authorizes the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) and the demolition of Lowry Hall at Dakota State University. The bill passed unanimously through the Joint Committee on Appropriations, the House of Representatives and the Senate.