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South Dakota GOP Platform Meetings

South Dakota GOP Platform Meetings

The Platform Committee of the South Dakota Republican Party will be holding two public hearings, today and tomorrow, in advance of the Republican State Convention to receive input from Republican voters on the 2014 SD Republican Party Platform.

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Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD)

Rep. Noem in Sioux Falls Friday, March 29

Rep. Kristi Noem will be in Sioux Falls on Friday, March 29th. She will attend the Sioux Falls Prayer Breakfast.

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A Closer Look at Agenda 21

A Closer Look at Agenda 21

Though more and more people are learning about it all the time, relatively few people have heard of Agenda 21. No, it’s not a 1950s sci-fi thriller, nor is it a modern-day spy flick…but it is sinister, and it holds within it real threats every bit as dangerous as the ones in the movies can pretend to be. Agenda 21 is a United Nations (UN) environmentalist initiative designed to bring the environmentalist agenda right to your doorstep (literally) at the local level.

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Pro-Lifers Win First Amendment Victory in Sioux Falls

Pro-Lifers Win First Amendment Victory in Sioux Falls

Last week, a citation for unlawful assembly against the pro-life advocacy group Missionaries to the Preborn was dismissed. The Milwaukee-based group conducts pro-life advocacy throughout the Midwest, and encountered trouble at their event in Sioux Falls. Police cited Jason Storms, one of approximately 50 pro-life advocates engaged in outreach and education along a public street in the city. The citation relied on a city ordinance requiring a permit for groups of 10 or more persons engaged in public assembly.

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When it comes to open government, some rubes just don’t get it

When it comes to open government, some rubes just don’t get it

The state open meetings commission recently ruled that the Sioux Falls City Council violated South Dakota’s open meeting law by the way it fired the city clerk. After an executive session the council violated the law in trying to take official action without referring to the subject matter of the official action. This city council isn’t the first to be jolted by the commission. Others have rightfully felt the commission’s sting as well.

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