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Area Lawmakers Discuss Governor’s Transportation Proposals

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s roads and highways were a popular discussion topic among legislators at the Capitol yesterday–following Governor Dennis Daugaard’s State of the State speech. Daugaard proposed changes to taxes and fees to raise about $50 million dollars for work on roads and bridges in the state. The revenue from...
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School Board Learns About Proposed Peer Leadership Program for Riggs HS

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board heard Monday about a Peer Leadership Program proposed for freshman age students at Riggs High School.  Rob Coverdale, Assistant Principal at Riggs told the board at this week’s meeting that the transition from middle school to high school can be tough for some students for...
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More Than 17,000 in South Dakota Enroll for Health Insurance

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Federal officials say more than 17,000 people in South Dakota have signed up for health insurance during the current enrollment season of the Affordable Care Act. The second enrollment period for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law began Nov. 15 and ends Feb. 15. The U.S. Department of...
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Key Republicans Split on Daugaard’s Transportation Plan

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Key state Republicans had varied reactions to the roughly $50 million in tax hikes for road and bridge projects that Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proposed in his annual State of the State speech. Daugaard highlighted the plan Tuesday as he addressed lawmakers on the first day of the 2015 legislative...
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