Representative Tim Rounds from 2014 Session

Representative Rounds Discusses House Bill 1123

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A bill that would authorize Deadwood businesses where on-sale alcohol is sold to extend their alcohol sale hours has been referred to a House Committee. District 24 Representative Tim Rounds, a Pierre Republican is one of the bill’s sponsors. Rounds says House Bill 1123 would allow certain locations in...
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New Pierre Police Officer Takes Oath of Office This Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department has added another officer to its ranks. Judge Mark Barnett administered the Oath of Office to 24-year-old Matthew Shaver of St. Cloud, Minnesota at the Hughes County Courthouse this morning. Shaver came to Pierre thanks to his friend and current Pierre Police Officer Buckley Wright....
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2/21 Brings First Day Campers Can Make Reservations for Memorial Weekend Stays

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Those planning to camp in South Dakota state parks over the Memorial Day weekend this year can start making reservations for that holiday period on February 21 at 7:00 a.m. for arrival on Friday, May 22.  Doug Hofer, state Division of Parks and Recreation Director says Memorial Day weekend...
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Committee Rejects Bill to Require Paid Employee Sick Leave

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legislative panel has defeated a measure to require South Dakota businesses to offer workers paid sick leave. The state Senate Commerce and Energy Committee on Thursday voted to kill the proposal after significant pushback from business groups. It would have allowed employees to accrue an hour of paid sick...
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