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AG Jackley wants to schedule xylazine as a controlled substance | Dec 27


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Senator Mike Rounds says inflation, energy prices, and the numbers at the gas pump are behind a nearly $1000-increase in monthly cost-of-living expenses for South Dakota. He says inflation is on the mind of many of his constituents.

South Dakota's congressional delegation is urging the Department of Interior to address what they call a public safety crisis in South Dakota. Last month, the Oglala Sioux Tribe president declared a state of emergency until Jan.1, 2025 in response to the growing violence on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Attorney General Marty Jackley is proposing a bill to restrict the animal pharmaceutical xylazine. But some in the ag industry say this could have unintended consequences.

Rapid City Area Schools, as the second largest district in the state, sets the pace for schools across West River. Now, with the legislative session looming, district representatives say they're ready for their voices to be heard.

Some lawmakers have a pin in South Dakota's air infrastructure for the upcoming legislative session. With only two weeks until takeoff in Pierre, airport leaders are getting their requests in order.

And more.

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