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Bill requiring schools post teaching materials online fails in committee| Feb 14

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A legislative measure requiring k-12 schools to post teaching materials online has died in committee. The bill would also require schools to post employee professional development and orientation materials, and a catalogue of all books and resources at a school’s library.

A House panel will hear a bill that sets up a taxation structure for recreational marijuana sales. The structure will only go into effect if voters approve recreational marijuana at the ballot box in November.

Governor Kristi Noem wants $200 million for workforce housing infrastructure. But critics say her bill lacks a focus on affordable housing.  

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says excise taxes on guns, ammunition and archery equipment brought in $1.1 billion to be doled out in state grants in 2022 for wildlife conservation and hunter education.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.
Joshua is the business and economics reporter with SDPB News.