South Dakota's "Home Rule Charter"

Jul 20, 2020

In The Moment … July 20, 2020 Show 862 Hour 1

South Dakota's constitution and laws provide for five types of charters for a city. One of them is Home Rule Charter. This allows the voters of a city to enact a charter that allows the city to engage in activities the citizens desire that is not prohibited by the national or the state constitution and laws or the city charter.

Julia Hellwege and Michael Card are political science professors from the University of South Dakota and are involved.

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