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Noem's veto of HB 1193 raises question over definition of money | Mar 13


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House Bill 1193, a bill updating certain banking codes, has been vetoed by Governor Kristi Noem. The question on the minds of her and other bill opponents – what precisely is “money”?

After 15 amendments, Senate Bill 134 passed both the House and Senate. The bill aims to establish an oversight committee for the state’s medical marijuana program.

Senator John Thune has introduced legislation to boost federal oversight of foreign technology companies. The bill requires the U.S. Department of Commerce to vet transactions involving communications products and foreign adversaries.

The price of South Dakota agricultural land is soaring, making it harder for farmers to purchase new acres. That’s according to a survey by the Farmer’s Business Network.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service announces more than $1 million of funding in support of the Tribal Forest Protection Act. The act provides more than $700,000 to projects in the Black Hills Region and will operate under a partnership involving multiple South Dakota and North Dakota tribes.

A major construction project at the Sioux Falls Regional Airport will impact parking for a while. The airport is building a new four-level parking structure adding nearly 1,000 spaces.

And more.

Krystal is the local host of "All Things Considered."