February 4, 2016 RSS feed / Columns

Democratic Caucus Report

‘ BROKEN PROMISES’ MUST BE HEALED, SAY DEMOCRATIC LEADERS Democratic leaders today challenged South Dakotans today to prioritize health care on the state’s nine Indian reservations, calling it a top priority for the entire state. More...

Midweek Message

Does Feb. 1, 2003, stand out in your mind? It does for me. On that day sixteen minutes before it was scheduled to land, the Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart in flight over west Texas, killing all seven crew members. More...

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Soil Health Workshop Scheduled for Mitchell, February 18th Mitchell will be the location of the third in a series of soil health workshops being held across South Dakota this winter. More...

Rep. Cronin Reports

Greetings from Pierre!! Things are in full swing now, committees are churning out bills the floors are debating bills and the Capitol is full of people every day. More...

Sen. Brown Reports

This past week was a victory for our small-town rural volunteer ambulance services. While the details are complicated, several years ago I was approached by a number of our districts’ EMS services. More...

Rep. Harrison Reports

Week three of this legislative calendar ended with 176 House and 123 Senate bills being introduced and there is not a shortage of bills that might be hotly debated in committees or on the respective floors. More...