News: Nov 30 - Dec 6

Dec 6, 2019

This week’s South Dakota news features conversations about the budget address, which includes $9 million in reductions to state agencies, and how South Dakota Voices for Peace is working to bring social cohesion and coexistence amongst different groups to the state.

  • Governor Kristi Noem, in her budget address Tuesday, announced $9 million in reductions to state agencies
  • The South Dakota Science and Technology Authority has signed a cooperative agreement with the Department of Energy’s Office of Science
  • South Dakota Voices for Peace has been awarded the national J.M.K. Innovation Prize for their work on immigration issues
  • A legislative summer study is passing along a bill that establishes a framework for farmers to grow hemp in South Dakota

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