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Gov. Daugaard Signs Public Safety Bill

Gov. Dennis Daugaard this afternoon signed into law Senate Bill 176, an Act to preserve the use of public land, to ensure free travel, to enhance emergency response, and to declare an emergency. The bill which passed with a two-thirds majority last week is effective immediately.

Gov. Daugaard Signs Surplus Land Bills

Gov. Dennis Daugaard this morning signed a package of bills which allow 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.

State Prison Inmate Dies

Richard Kingston, age 71, passed away March 11 at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls.

Harding County Fatal Crash

BUFFALO, S.D. ? One person died and another was injured Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Buffalo.

Gov. Daugaard Signs More Bills Into Law

In addition to the Initiated Measure 22 replacement measures, Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed the following bills into law today, including HB 1001, an Act to revise certain provisions regarding prison or jail population cost estimates.

I-90 Exit 14 Public Meeting and Work on 27th Street

The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in cooperation with the City of Spearfish and Heavy Constructors, will hold an open house style public meeting for the Interstate 90 Exit 14 interchange reconstruction project at the City of Spearfish Commission Chambers located at 625 5th Street on Thursday, March 16, from 5 to 6 p.m.

Governor's Column: State Officials Of All Stripes Upholding IM22 Promise

During the first few weeks of the 2017 Legislative Session, Initiated Measure 22 dominated the headlines. The 14,000-word initiated measure became the center of attention because of the constitutional problems it posed and the bizarre unintended consequences it would create.

News Tips

Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will attend the National Lt. Governors? Association Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Gov. Daugaard Signs Bills Into Law

Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed the following bills into law today including HB 1077, An Act to provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage.

Veterans Keep Marching On

There was no waiting line for our men and women in uniform when they raised their right hands and volunteered to serve. There shouldn?t be a waiting line when they return home and need our help getting the care they?ve earned.

Gov. Daugaard Signs Bills Into Law

In addition to the buffer strip legislation, Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed the following bills into law today. HB 1053, An Act to revise certain provisions concerning the attorney recruitment assistance program.

BVR, BSBVI and SILC Board/Council Nominations Being Accepted

The South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR), Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired (BSBVI) and the Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) are now accepting nominations for vacant board/council positions.