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South Dakota Rep. Lance Russell (Dist. 30)

Rep. Lance Russell at the Rapid City Legislative Crackerbarrel Meeting

South Dakota Rep. Lance Russell of District 30 was one of the featured speakers at the second Rapid City legislative crackerbarrel meeting today at the South Dakota School of Mines. Russell spoke about the discussions dominating the legislature concerning education funding, and specifically increasing teacher pay.

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Melody Schopp

Petition Calls for SD Education Secretary Resignation

South Dakota Citizens for Accountability in State Government has put together a petition calling for the resignation of South Dakota Secretary of Education Melody Schopp. This comes after questions concerning GEAR UP grant funds, and a call by South Dakota State Rep. Lance Russell that Schopp resign.

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South Dakota Rep. Lance Russell

Rep. Lance Russell at the Constitution Rally

South Dakota Rep. Lance Russell of Hot Springs spoke at the SD Citizens for Liberty Constitution in Rapid City yesterday. Russell currently serves in the South Dakota House of Representatives as one of the most conservative members, and has served as State’s Attorney of Fall River County. Russell spoke about the founders of our nation, the Federalist Papers, and of how our federalist system is supposed to work–but no longer does. Russell also pointed out how our own state government accepts taxpayer-funded bribes from the federal government to turn a blind eye to the protection of South Dakotans, and allow the rule of law to be trampled.

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