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Candidates for governor ramp up campaign appearances ahead of election | Nov 03

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With less than a week before election day the candidates for South Dakota governor are holding stops across the state. One campaign fighting against the federal government. The other says it’s focus is on running the state.

After studying the need for more jail space this summer, an interim legislative committee has come up with a list of proposals to present to the 2023 legislature for action. Not included on that list is an 11-page draft bill to enable the creation and funding of regional jail authorities.

South Dakota Republicans hold a stronger advantage than they did in 2020. The latest voter registration numbers from the Secretary of State’s Office show more than 296,000 registered Republicans in the state.

Donors associated with companies holding medical marijuana licenses are providing most of the funding for ballot measures that would legalize recreational marijuana in several states.

Zebra mussels have been detected in another South Dakota lake. The Department of Game, Fish, and Parks says they’ve confirmed the presence of the invasive species in Clear Lake in Marshall County.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.