Criminal Justice Reform Long Overdue
The South Dakota Senate has overwhelmingly approved a bill aimed at creating alternative sentencing for nonviolent offenders.
Bill to Add Speeding to Point Structure Defeated Again
PIERRE - A watered down version of a measure that was narrowly defeated last year in the South Dakota House, failed to even leave the Transportation Committee the second time around.
Mind the Gap: Governor Daugaard Punts on Implementing ‘Obamacare’ Provisions
PIERRE - Governor Daugaard has joined a number of other Republican governors in refusing certain elements of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
Is the NRA a ‘Paper’ Tiger in South Dakota?
PIERRE - With the state legislature about to take up the question of allowing armed personnel in schools, it is worth considering the influence of the National Rifle Association on South Dakota politics.