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Governor to SDNA: ‘Newspapers matter’

April 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Government should be as transparent as possible and there should be a presumption of openness, Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Friday night at the annual [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”642623″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

6 Workforce Summits planned around South Dakota

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard will host six Workforce Summits across South Dakota between late April and mid-June.

The goal is to get state, community, business and education leaders talking about the state’s workforce challenges and oppo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

6 Workforce Summits planned around South Dakota

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard will host six Workforce Summits across South Dakota between late April and mid-June.

The goal is to get state, community, business and education leaders talking about the state’s workforce challenges and oppo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Gov. Daugaard launches re-election drive

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he has made tough choices during his first term leading South Dakota, cutting state spending by 10 percent to turn a $127 million post-recession structural deficit into a state budge…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Daugaard calls Jensen’s comments ‘out of line with SD values’

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Gov. Dennis Daugaard released a statement recently on South Dakota Sen. Phil Jensen’s controversial comments to the Rapid City Journal.

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Daugaard rakes in campaign contributions from Future Fund grantees

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota’s governor has received thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from individuals affiliated with companies that have been given grants overseen by his office.

The campaign contributions are permissible, but th…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lowe: Governor’s October blizzard response showed weak leadership

March 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Joe Lowe, a Democrat who wants to run against Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard, says the governor’s response to the early October blizzard in western South Dakota showed a lack of leadership.

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Governor’s office deflects criticism on DUI reform

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

A spokesman for Gov. Dennis Daugaard is defending a decision not to pursue reforms to South Dakota’s drunken driving laws, following criticism from the father of a woman killed by an allegedly drunken driver.

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Q and A with Gov. Daugaard: GOED not marketing, soliciting EB-5 projects

February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Recently Gov. Dennis Daugaard answered questions regarding his knowledge and perspective of state government’s involvement in the EB-5 program.

The federal program offers preferential visa treatment to qualifying foreign citizens who pro…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

DAUGAARD: Thoughts on Common Core

February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

Even before the legislative session began, South Dakotans were talking about Common Core. Last year, after a few media outlets released [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”512385″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”height”…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com