Attorney General Marty Jackley

SD’s AG Joins 21 States in Brief Challenging NY Gun Ban

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota has joined 21 other states in a brief filed in an appellate court challenging the constitutionality of a New York ban on semi-automatic weapons. Jackley says that while the ban only applies to New York, a federal court’s upholding of the ban sets...
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SD Oversight Team to Review Agencies’ Goals, Data

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel has requested goals and assessment plans from the state treasurer and the Health, Education and Corrections departments as part of an ongoing effort to measure the effectiveness of state agencies. The Government Operations and Audit Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to request reports from these offices....
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Rep. Dist. 24 Legislative Candidates at Cen-Kota Meeting in Ft. Pierre

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Cen-Kota Republican Women will be hosting their monthly meeting this afternoon in Fort Pierre.  As part of the meeting, the group will hear from Republican candidates for the District 24 Legislative Election.  The event will be held at Perkins in Fort Pierre from noon to 1:00 p.m. ...
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SD Test Levels Stagnant Between 2009 and 2013

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s reading and math assessment scores for twelfth graders have stagnated. The state’s results between 2009 and 2013 reflect national averages, which have also leveled off. U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says educational stagnation is troubling. South Dakota is one of 11 states piloting a national assessment called the...
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