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Group says South Dakota lax on sharing mental health, gun records

November 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A national group that fights gun violence says South Dakota is one of the worst states in terms of sharing mental health records for use in background checks.

Mayors Against Illegal Guns issued a report this month that said …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Group says South Dakota lax on sharing mental health, gun records

November 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A national group that fights gun violence says South Dakota is one of the worst states in terms of sharing mental health records for use in background checks.

Mayors Against Illegal Guns issued a report this month that said …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD refuses to release names of docs kicked off Medicaid

November 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

A Florida man says South Dakota is the only state government in the country that refuses to give him information on physicians who have been excluded from Medicaid.

Ken Kramer, of Clearwater, Fla., said that should be public information. Kramer ha…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Jamestown man: 30-day limit on record review ‘absurd’

April 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN A veterinarian here who sought an attorney general’s opinion on whether city officials unreasonably delayed his public records request says the “absurd” response he received highlights a flaw in the state’s open records laws. Continue Reading

SD lawmaker protests $350 bill for public record

July 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A South Dakota state lawmaker is protesting the $350 cost of getting records of how much the city of Sioux Falls is paying a private law firm.
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N.D. lawmaker seeks restrictions on 911 recordings

January 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Mandan Rep. Todd Porter says some recordings are posted on the Internet and played on radio shows. He says they can capture “a person’s entire life” and violate their privacy. Continue Reading