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SD Panel: Voters Won’t Rule on Medicaid Expansion

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Committee has defeated a measure that would have asked voters whether the state should expand Medicaid in line with the federal Affordable Care Act. The Senate State Affairs Committee voted 7-2 against the resolution. Gov. Dennis Daugaard recently asked the federal government to allow for a partial...
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Hollywood Tonight Fundraiser Draws Big Crowd to Help MSDVC’s House of Hope

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday brought the annual Hollywood Tonight fundraiser for Missouri Shores Domestic Violence Center. The theme of the event was “Pierre’s Got Talent”. Ten different acts, chosen during auditions last year, competed to be named “Entertainer of the Year”, “Best Group” or Rising Star”. 10-year-old Montaina Washington performed the song...
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District 24 Legislative Crackerbarrel February 8, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

District 24 Crackerbarrel Held Saturday at Pierre Area Chamber Building

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A variety of issues were brought up Saturday morning during a District 24 Legislative Crackerbarrel, organized by the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce. District 24 Senator Jeff Monroe and Representatives Mary Duvall and Tim Rounds gave opening comments regarding their thoughts on the current session, and spent the rest of the...
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2014 State-Tribal Relations Day to be Held February 26 in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Later this month, the 2014 State-Tribal Relations Day will be held in Pierre. The South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations hosts the event each year. Tribal Relations Secretary JR LaPlante says the first-ever State-Tribal Legislative Reception for tribal leaders, state lawmakers and state officials will be held February 25....
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