February 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic
28 of 492 bills signed into law, more to come.
South Dakota is one of the few states that requires that every bill get a hearing and an up or down vote.
February 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Support withdrawn from coyote spotlight legislation.
January 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic
None of us liked the fact that the federal government said if we do not change our laws to comply with its rules, that we would lose 5 percent of our highway funds the first year and 10 percent of those funds every year thereafter.
January 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Neither the governor nor his aides have visited with legislative members before the session about what is called the Public Safety Improvement Act. Continue Reading
October 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Mike Vehle, 62, is a retired banker who has served four years in the state House of Representatives and four years in the Senate.
June 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic
State Sen. Mike Vehle will go on to the general election after winning Tuesday’s Republican primary in District 20. Continue Reading
May 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Steve Sibson said he was “clearly a conservative challenging a liberal” in the race for the District 20 Republican state Senate nomination.
April 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic
There’s the Main Street side of the party, pro-business, pro-growth and pro-government. Then there are the tea party Republicans, the folks who believe the other Republicans are in league with the devil and Democrats, and aren’t sure which is worse. Continue Reading