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Medicaid expansion extends health care to low-income residents | Oct 31


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On Election Day, South Dakota voters will decide whether to expand Medicaid coverage.  Supporters say it will make health care more accessible – while opponents worry about the cost.

Some political heavy-hitters are campaigning for Kristi Noem as the race for South Dakota governor enters the home stretch.

Governor Kristi Noem has signed an executive order she says will make it easier to get more fuel into the state. The 30-day order declares a state of emergency and exempts gas, diesel, natural gas, and other fuel haulers from federal driving hours regulations.

The University of South Dakota Department of Nursing has received a substantial boost in its effort to increase the number of nurses working in underserved areas. The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded the program a $1 million grant.

A rogue moose is on the lam in Rapid City. Since taking up residence, she’s led residents on a weeklong wild moose chase.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.