SD News

State Capitol Hosts Student Researchers March 2

South Dakota colleges and universities will send 12 outstanding undergraduate student researchers to the State Capitol this week to share their research work with lawmakers and the public.

Lt. Governor Holds Legislative Press Conference

Lt. Gov. Matt Michels held a legislative press conference at the Capitol on Friday. In the press briefing, the Lt. Governor spoke of the Governor?s participation in National Governor?s Association events in Washington, D.C., health care reform and public safety zones.

South Dakota?s Gold Card Concealed Permit Gains Federal Approval for Firearms Purchases

Attorney General Marty Jackley, Secretary of State Shantel Krebs and the South Dakota Sheriff?s Association confirm the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has determined that South Dakota?s Gold Card Concealed Pistol Permit and Enhanced Permit to Carry a Concealed Pistol qualify as alternatives to the background check requirement for firearm purchases.

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Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee meeting. The topic of discussion is titled Connecting America: Improving Access to Infrastructure for Communities Across the Country.

Gov. Daugaard Signs Tech School Board Bill

Gov. Dennis Daugaard today signed into law Senate Bill 65, An Act to establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes.