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Republican lawmakers want to reintroduce Medicaid work requirement question | Dec 19


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Two Republican lawmakers want to ask state voters to add work requirements for Medicaid recipients. That's despite the idea failing last session and voters recently approving expanding coverage for working adults.

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed legislation providing back pay for military officers whose promotions were delayed. This follow a nine-month blockade by Alabama Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville, who held up more than 400 senior military promotions over the Pentagon's abortion policies.

The South Dakota Democratic party announces Senator Reynold Nesiba and Representative Linda Duba will not run for seats in state government in 2024.

South Dakota's lone U.S. House Representative now has a statewide political action committee. The move marks Republican Dusty Johnson's return to state politics.

There are hundreds of animals at the Humane Society of the Black Hills just waiting for a new home. While at capacity, leaders hope potential pet owners remember they're making a major commitment.

And more.

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