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  1. Daugaard proposes oversight overhaul after Gear Up scandalRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Gov. Dennis Daugaard is proposing an overhaul of oversight for state government entities and outside organizations that receive grants through the state after a murder-suicide last year involving two employees of a Platte-based educational cooperative. South Dakota needs to have a better internal control system that "reaches" into third-party organizations such as Mid-Central Educational Cooperative, he said Friday.

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  2. Daugaard Proposes Oversight Overhaul After Gear Up ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    Gov. Dennis Daugaard is proposing an overhaul of government oversight in South Dakota after a murder-suicide last year involving two employees of a Platte-based educational cooperative. Daugaard said Friday the state needs to have a better internal control system that "reaches" into organizations such as Mid-Central Educational Cooperative.

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  3. Bill To Allow Guns In Capitol, Courthouses Moves ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... Republican Rep. Jim Stalzer says the current restrictions deny citizens the right to defend themselves. Gov. Dennis Daugaard policy adviser Matt Konenkamp says lawmakers should be allowed to protect spaces such as courthouses. The Senate Judiciary ...

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  4. Governor's Office Looking For Summer Internship ApplicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    Gov. Dennis Daugaard is looking for two interns for his office's summer 2016 internship program in Pierre. The governor said Thursday that his office is accepting applications until March 15. The paid intern positions would run from early May through September.

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  5. Some GOP Lawmakers Want Separate Vote On Medicaid ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    Some Republican lawmakers want to show Gov. Dennis Daugaard what the Legislature thinks of his Medicaid expansion plan. A bill was introduced Thursday that would require a separate vote about expansion rather than having it sandwiched in with the state budget bill.

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  6. State House Approves Industrial Hemp Bill; Heads To SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... people to apply to the state Department of Agriculture for a license to grow the plant. Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard has said he's against allowing industrial hemp in the state. Daugaard has said he doubts its cultivation would amount to much ...

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  7. South Dakota submarine to carry on World War II legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... vessel in March 2013 and expect it to be delivered to the Navy by around January 2018, Withrow said. Gov. Dennis Daugaard lauded the decision to name the submarine after the Mount Rushmore State, the Argus Leader newspaper reported ( ...

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  8. Governora s Education Reform Bills Introduced To SD LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    Governor Dennis Daugaard's education reform bills which are now online for the public to view. He says this is the year to fix the teacher pay problem in South Dakota.

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  9. Parker School superintendent gets creative with snow day announcementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KSFY

    ... len ahead of what will be another snow day, Wednesday. He made a second video from Pierre featuring Governor Dennis Daugaard.

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  10. South Dakota lawmakers get education half cent tax billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... approve the plan, it would be the first time since 1969 that South Dakota's sale tax is increased. Gov. Dennis Daugaard, in his state of the state address last month, asked legislators for the tax increase in an effort to pull South Dakota's teacher ...

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  11. Schools Start Recruiting Teachers For Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... will extend further this coming school year. If more money comes from the state for teacher pay as Governor Dennis Daugaard is proposing, Guffin says it's hard to predict impacts at this point. But she expects a smaller applicant pool of teachers ...

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  12. Inside KELOLAND: Legislative SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    Lawmakers have introduced more than 300 bills. They range from education spending and transgender bathrooms to the death penalty. Hear from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle and from Governor Dennis Daugaard on this Inside Keloland.

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  13. Lawmakers to Discuss Hemp Bill on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    ... they have difficult ground to till. Law enforcement isn't expected to welcome the proposal, which Gov. Dennis Daugaard has called "a distraction." The South Dakota bill restricts the allowable content of THC for industrial hemp. It would allow ...

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  14. South Dakota Thinks About Giving Industrial Hemp A TryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... they have difficult ground to till. Law enforcement isn't expected to welcome the proposal, which Gov. Dennis Daugaard has called "a distraction." The South Dakota bill restricts the allowable content of THC for industrial hemp. It would allow ...

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  15. South Dakota House Bans Students From Using Opposite-Sex BathroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Daily Caller

    ... House. It now moves on to the similarly-Republican Senate, and if it passes there it will go before Gov. Dennis Daugaard, also a Republican. Daugaard hasn't explicitly endorsed the bill, but has said it sounds like a good idea. Transgender ...

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  16. State, Tribal Leaders Take Part In Tribal Relations DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... now that is very important to us," Bear Shield said. When pitching his plan for Medicaid expansion, Governor Dennis Daugaard said its success depends on many things. The tribes need to agree to it and the federal government has to be willing to pay ...

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  17. Welfare Drug Bill Stalls In CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... with such requirements experience considerable expense with low numbers of people failing drug tests. Gov. Dennis Daugaard says a measure to require some welfare applicants to pass drug tests would be a waste of money and "somewhat ...

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  18. Plan Requiring Drug Tests For Welfare Faces First HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    ... ts to pay for the test. An applicant can contest a decision to deny benefits under the plan. Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard has called the bill "somewhat insulting." House Majority Leader Brian Gosch says he thinks the measure is likely to fail.

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  19. House votes to send student bathroom bill to state SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Education Week

    ... that does not match their understanding of themselves ... is neither wise nor necessary." Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard told the Argus Leader that he hasn't yet read the bill, but said "it seems like a good accommodation." Some legislators this ...

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  20. Whitney: Daugaard decides to leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Argus Leader

    Whitney: Daugaard decides to lead Governor chooses political pragmatism over ideology by pushing for higher teacher pay and Medicaid expansion Check out this story on argusleader.com: http://argusne.ws/1ROfN1K Gov. Dennis Daugaard, shown speaking with Argus Leader Media on Tuesday, is trying to push Medicaid expansion as well as a sales-tax increase for teacher pay during the 2016 Legislative session. For the life of him, Gov. Dennis Daugaard couldn't recall the miserly moniker bestowed upon him by critics who found the Republican executive too fiscally conservative to make an actual difference.

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