DRA Weekly Legislative Update

LAST CHANCE! REGISTER FOR CITIZEN LOBBY DAY! With all that’s going down at the Capitol this session, your voice–and your presence–is urgently needed. But beyond that–it’s FUN! Hang out with other DRA members, talk to legislators about issues, eat good … Continued

DRA Weekly Legislative Update

County Zoning Under the Knife  A week ago at the Rapid City Stock Show, Governor Noem outlined plans for “cutting rural development red tape” with a zoning bill aimed at gutting the Conditional Use Permit (CUP) process on the county … Continued

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LTE: Keep Permitting Decisions Local

The following is a Letter to the Editor submitted by Kathy Tyler, Former State Legislator & Big Stone City resident. It was published on 2/4/20 in the Brookings Register and is published here by permission of the author. I am … Continued

Hungry For *Real* Truth About Local Foods?

A recent Facebook post from Hungry For Truth (the media wing of the SD Soybean Producers) was meant to make consumers believe food choices are all the same, but instead perfectly illustrated what an industrial foodscape actually looks like: Notice … Continued