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SD House Allows Crossbows in Firearm Hunting

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House has passed a bill to allow for big game hunting with crossbows during firearm season. The measure received unanimous support and will go to the Senate next. Last week the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee passed it with no dissenting votes. Supporters of the bill...
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Attorney Says State Wants $15K for EB-5 Records

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Sioux Falls attorney says the state Board of Regents wants to charge him more than $15,000 to look for documents related to the federal EB-5 investment-for-green-cards program. Steven Sandven tells the Rapid City Journal that the state has already charged him more than $4,000 for records from the...
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SD House Advances Bill on Immigrant Prenatal Care

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – After a vigorous debate, the South Dakota House has passed a bill to provide prenatal health care for low-income women who are in the country illegally. Legislators have voted 46-22 to pass the bill. The Senate will review it next. Opponents of the bill say it will make South Dakota...
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SD Lawmakers Endorse Hearing on Development Agency

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature has given final approval to a measure that calls for hearings to investigate the state’s economic development agency, including its involvement in issues related to the financing of a failed beef packing plant. The Senate voted 33-1 to approve a resolution urging the investigation. The House...
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