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

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 Lawmakers Hold 1st Hearing On Justice Changes

January 15, 2013, 5:20 AM

SD Lawmakers Hold 1st Hearing On Justice Changes
PIERRE, SD -

The South Dakota Legislature is holding its first committee hearing on a plan to cut prison costs and improve the rehabilitation of convicted criminals by treating more nonviolent offenders outside prison walls.

The Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee is getting a briefing Tuesday on the plan and some projected costs of the changes in probation, parole and special courts that treat offenders with alcohol problems.

A formal hearing on the measure will be held later by the Senate State Affairs Committee. But the Appropriations Committee has to deal with the plan's implications for the state budget.

Gov. Dennis Daugaard and Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson have asked lawmakers to support the proposal.

Previous Story

Next Story


Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View politics

You may also like

President Obama: No Excuse For Riot

4/28/2015 11:57 AM

President Barack Obama says there have been too many troubling police interactions with black citizens.

Full Story
Ben Carson, Famed Neurosurgeon, Running For President

5/4/2015 9:32 AM

Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon turned conservative political star, has confirmed that he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

Full Story
Roll Of The Dice Determines Mayoral Election In Platte

4/30/2015 4:16 PM

Platte will have a new mayor.  Steve Christensen won a roll of the dice against Incumbent Mayor Rick Gustad and will serve a two-year term.

Full Story
Former Tech Executive Carly Fiorina Enters Presidential Race

5/4/2015 6:32 AM

Fiorina says she believes Americans are ready for an outsider after years of political gridlock in Washington.

Full Story
Obama Administration Names 2nd Group Of 'Promise Zones'

4/28/2015 4:08 PM

The Obama administration is out with its second round of "Promise Zones," singling out eight economically struggling communities for special...

Full Story


Events