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South Dakota Bill Allowing Insurance Tax Credits for Scholarships Signed

South Dakota insurance companies would get tax credits for donating to private school scholarships under a measure Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed into law, providing the financial backing for a school choice program that supporters say gives parents an opportunity to …

South Dakota Bill Allows Insurer Tax Credits for Private School Scholarships

A bill that would give insurance companies tax credits for contributions to help lower-income students in South Dakota attend private schools is headed to Gov. Dennis Daugaard after passing through the state Legislature. The House voted 45 to 23 to …

South Dakota Rancher Indicted for False Cattle Death Claims

The indictment of a South Dakota man for falsely claiming he lost more than a hundred cattle during the autumn blizzard of 2013 could be the first such case from the storm, which devastated ranchers in the western part of …

Roadway Bicycle Safety Bill Stalls in South Dakota House

State lawmakers want to make bicycling safer in South Dakota, but they’re having trouble figuring out how exactly to do it. The House Transportation Committee on Jan. 27 for the second time was unable to reach a consensus over a …

Big Money Spent on South Dakota Doctor Choice Ads

Activists on both sides of the “any willing provider” ballot measure that would give South Dakota patients more choice of in-network doctors say the issue is too complicated for sound bites, but have still spent more than $560,000 on television …