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Stories with organization: South Dakota State Legislature
  • Medicaid, nursing homes, meth abuse on lawmakers' study list 
    Updated: Apr-18-16 6:04 pm

    PIERRE, South Dakota - State lawmakers will study South Dakota's payment formula for Medicaid providers, the regulation of the number of nursing home beds in the state and youth methamphetamine abuse ahead of the 2017 session, the Legislature's Executive Board voted Monday.

  • Republican Rep. Fred Deutsch ends House re-election bid 
    Updated: Apr-18-16 2:51 pm

    PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota lawmaker who sponsored a bill that would have required transgender students to use bathrooms matching their birth gender is no longer running for re-election.

  • Bill aims to speed up rape kit testing in South Dakota 
    Updated: Apr-05-16 1:27 pm

    RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A bill passed by South Dakota lawmakers aims to reduce the time it takes laboratories to test rape kits.

  • West river GOP legislative primaries among key races in June 
    Updated: Apr-04-16 6:43 pm

    PIERRE, South Dakota - Two west river Republican House members are campaigning to escape term limits by challenging their GOP counterparts in the state Senate, teeing up what are likely to be two of the highest profile legislative races ahead of the June primary.