News

Two New Legislative Summer Studies Approved

Two New Legislative Summer Studies Approved

Photo: clipart.com

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota legislative board has approved two summer study committees on topics that will likely lead to proposed legislation during the 2015 session.
The Legislature’s Executive Board unanimously voted Wednesday to authorize a study on future roads and bridges in the state.
Another study will consider laws on alcohol distribution within and beyond the state. Board members voted 10-3 for the measure. Supporters say the existing laws are archaic.
The Legislature has already authorized other studies for the summer. Those will explore child sexual abuse and economic development within tribes.
Republican Sen. Craig Tieszen of Rapid City said summer studies used to accomplish very little, but recent ones have resulted in good policy changes.

Recent Headlines

7 mins ago in Sports

Newton: ‘Not about to conform’

Fresh
camnewton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says he’s a bad loser and isn’t apologizing for his post-Super Bowl…

14 mins ago in Sports

NASCAR changes to franchise model

Fresh
nascar

NASCAR has announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners.

15 mins ago in Music

Charles Kelley could not believe wife was pregnant

Fresh
charleskelley

The Lady Antebellum star has opened up about his struggles to become a dad.