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DSS: 14% of South Dakotans eligible for Medicaid expansion have signed up | Oct 23


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On today's update...

Medicaid expansion is now the law of the land in South Dakota. Just how effective has it been in its first months?

Attorney General Marty Jackley is joining an amicus brief opposing a ruling denying a request to allow students to opt out of LGBTQ+ topics. Jackley's statement announcing his involvement described the case as focusing on parental rights to opt out of sex education.

The state's long-term care board has issued its recommendations and legislative proposals. From child care to elder care — and all the workforce in between — what will be prioritized in the coming session?

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources is leading an effort to find any remaining lead water pipes in the state. The survey is a result of the Environmental Protection Agency's Safe Drinking Water Act.

A Holocaust survivor visits Sioux Falls to tell his story of "Survival and Triumph." The Chabad Jewish Center of South Dakota hosted 101-year-old Joseph Alexander at the Denny Sanford Center.

Summit Carbon Solutions cumps the operational timeline of their carbon capture and sequestration pipeline back two years to 2026. Summit officials cite regulatory delays to the stall in their plans.

And more.

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