Tag Archives: South Dakota

South Dakota Sen. John Thune announces plans for re-election

Sen. John Thune

South Dakota Republican Senator John Thune announced his plans for re-election in a tweet Saturday morning. Thune will be seeking a fourth term. pic.twitter.com/riLV3RU1v0— John Thune (@johnthune) January 8, 2022 “I’ve always promised that I would do the work, even when it was hard uncomfortable, or unpopular. That work continues, which is …

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Increased Unemployment Benefits To End In Republican-Led States


Republican-led states are ending increased unemployment benefits. West Virginia and Alaska are the latest states to end the supplemental unemployment benefits provided by the federal government. Officials in GOP-led states claim the $300 increased benefits are a disincentive for people to return to work, leading to workforce shortages as businesses …

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13 State AGs Sue Biden Administration Over Covid Relief Bill

13 Republican state attorneys general are suing the Biden administration over a provision in the $1.9 trillion relief bill. The provision prohibits states from using federal aid to offset tax cuts. “Never before has the federal government attempted such a complete takeover of state finances,” Patrick Morrisey, West Virginia Attorney …

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South Dakota House Moves To Impeach AG After Fatal Crash

Jason Ravnsborg

South Dakota House lawmakers on Tuesday began impeachment proceedings against the state’s attorney general, who is facing misdemeanor charges for striking and killing a man with his car and is already under pressure to resign. Republican lawmakers introduced a resolution in the House to impeach the state’s top law enforcement …

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