User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


62° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Politics

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

SD Legislature Starts With Governor's Speech

January 8, 2013, 5:25 AM

SD Legislature Starts With Governor's Speech
PIERRE, SD -

State lawmakers are ready to start South Dakota's annual legislative session.

The session opens at noon Tuesday with the election of top officers in the House and Senate.

Gov. Dennis Daugaard then will give his annual state of the state speech, which is expected to start at 1 p.m. CST.

The governor's speech is expected to focus on a plan to make sweeping changes in South Dakota's criminal justice system.

A plan submitted by a panel appointed by the governor, Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson and legislative leaders would emphasize locking up dangerous offenders while treating those convicted of nonviolent crimes outside prison walls. Officials say the proposal would slow the growth in prison inmates, allowing the state to avoid building two new prisons in the next few years.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View politics

You may also like

Sen. Grassley Tip May Have Led To EB-5 Probe

9/10/2014 12:07 PM

One of Governor Mike Rounds’ political allies likely tipped off federal authorities about violations within South Dakota's EB-5 program.

Full Story
Former US Senate Hopeful Walker Arrested In SD

9/10/2014 3:18 PM

Former U.S. Senate candidate Clayton Walker who's been indicted on election law violations has been arrested for reportedly threatening state empl...

Full Story
Wismer Says She'd Fire Anyone Who Knew About Fraud

9/11/2014 2:34 PM

The Democrat running for South Dakota governor says that if elected she would fire anyone in state government who knew about reported fraud in the EB-...

Full Story
Sen. Grassley Inquiry May Have Led To EB-5 Questions

9/10/2014 5:44 PM

One of Governor Mike Rounds’ political allies may have urged federal investigators to look into South Dakota's EB-5 program.

Full Story | Watch
Natives To Ask Questions Of US Senate Candidates

9/12/2014 5:57 AM

Three of the four U.S. Senate candidates in South Dakota plan to discuss American Indian issues in their latest meeting.

Full Story


Events