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Legislative panel rejects bill granting GOAC subpoena power | Jan 16


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A house panel is rejecting a bill that would allow a legislative group to directly subpoena people and documents. Subpoenas must be approved by a board comprised of top legislative leaders call the Executive Board.

South Dakota is looking at ways to improve the state's juvenile-justice system. Recommendations could be considered in the new legislative session, with mental health serving as one of the overarching themes.

People in Rapid City won’t hear that familiar monthly emergency siren test for a while. Pennington County Emergency Management shared the announcement this month that all outdoor warning siren tests are paused through February.

Wisconsin and North Carolina have become the latest states to ban the use of TikTok on state phones and other devices. It’s a move that comes after nearly half of the state's nationwide have blocked the popular social media app owned by a Chinese company.

The South Dakota Retailer’s Association has recognized a Rapid City café with its annual Community Service Award. The Association recognized the Fork Real Café at a ceremony in Pierre.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.