South Dakota

Bunker complex is being created by California-based company Vivos at a military site in South Dakota
Each bunker is 26ft wide and 80ft long (8 metres by 24 metres) and can accommodate 10 to 20 people
Bunkers were used by the Army in 1942 and bui…

PIERRE, S.D. (Mar. 23, 2017) – A South Dakota bill that would have legalized the production and processing of industrial hemp for commercial purposes, and set the foundation to end federal prohibition in practice, was killed by a Senate committee. The Committee on State Affairs introduced House Bill 1204 (HB1204) on Feb. 3. Under the…

PIERRE, S.D. (March 17, 2017) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill into law repealing the authority of the state Department of Social Services to enter into agreements related to the Refugee Act of 1980. A coalition of 12 Republican representatives and senators sponsored Senate Bill 124 (SB124). Originally, the bill would…

PIERRE, S.D. (Feb. 27, 2017) – A South Dakota bill that would legalize the production and processing of industrial hemp for commercial purposes, and set the foundation to end federal prohibition in practice, passed the House last week. The Committee on State Affairs introduced House Bill 1204 (HB1204) on Feb. 3. Under the proposed law, any…

PIERRE, S.D. (Feb. 20, 2017) – A South Dakota bill that would legalize the production and processing of industrial hemp for commercial purposes, and set the foundation to end federal prohibition in practice, passed an important House Committee yesterday. The Committee on State Affairs introduced House Bill 1204 (HB1204) on Feb. 3. Under the proposed law,…

PIERRE, S.D. (March 28, 2016) – South Dakota State House and Senate leadership maintained the unconstitutional status quo. It killed five bills that would have blocked the federal enforcement of unconstitutional policies, squandering several golden opportunities for common sense reform in the Mount Rushmore State. The rundown of key legislation that failed in South Dakota…

PIERRE, S.D. (March 4, 2016) –  Four Republican senate committee members joined a pair of Democrats to kill a non-binding resolution in the South Dakota legislature that would have reaffirmed the fundamental, natural right to keep and bear arms. The measure passed the South Dakota House by an overwhelming 62-4 vote before the Senate Judiciary Committee…