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Voter registration law remains unchanged heading into presidential election | Mar 19


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The state of South Dakota could face a lawsuit after lawmakers failed to change its voter registration laws during the recent legislative session. Some say the state's residency requirement for voter registration is unconstitutional.

South Dakota U.S. Sen. John Thune says he is interested in succeeding Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell as Republican leader. Thune also recently endorsed former President Donald Trump as the party's nominee.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has finalized the stipulations for companies voluntarily labeling their products "Product of USA." The department sought a way to increase consumer protection by laying out what exactly "Product of USA" means.

Governor Kristi Noem signs multiple bills into law adjusting the state's medical marijuana program. Most bill presented this legislative session were aimed at adjusting the program based on how it's operated so far.

And more.

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