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SD Senate's pro-Ukraine resolution advocates use of 'military means' | March 02


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The South Dakota Senate says it supports Ukraine against a Russian invasion. The Senate made the declaration by resolution, and the details are at odds with a House resolution passed earlier this year.

South Dakota U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson says no American military personnel will deploy to Ukraine. Ukraine is not a member of NATO.

A bipartisan group of South Dakota House lawmakers is mounting a last-ditch effort to resurrect a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana. The bill had passed the Senate, but was dismissed by a House committee Monday.

The South Dakota House has rejected a Republican-sponsored resolution to criticize Gov. Kristi Noem for allegedly interfering in a state agency to aid her daughter’s application for a real estate appraiser license.

An effort to establish two schools based on Native American cultural curriculum has failed in the state legislature.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.