DRA Supports Medicaid Expansion in SD

Dakota Rural Action endorses grassroots effort to bring Medicaid insurance options to rural South Dakota Dakota Rural action is excited to announce that we have joined Dakotans for Health’s campaign to expand Medicaid. Said Dakota Rural Action Chairperson Anthony Helland. … Continued

DAKOTA RURAL ACTION MAY UPDATE

Powertech Attempting to Move Forward with State Water Permits At a meeting of the Water Management Board (WMB) May 5th, Powertech gave a status update on the Dewey-Burdock project, indicating they planned to file a motion for a scheduling order. This means … Continued

Earth Week Activities

Here is the line-up we planned for our Earth Week Celebration! We want to invite you to participate in one, several, or all of the events on the schedule. You can find out more information here. Some highlights for the … Continued

DRA Weekly Legislative Update

The 2021 Legislative Session has come to a close. Due to the pandemic relief funds flowing into our state, this was a big budget year, and a lot of haggling over projects and one-time expenditures. The legislature declined to look … Continued

DRA Weekly Legislative Update

Merger-Blocking Resolution PASSES Senate Ag; Heads to Full Senate Senate Resolution of Disapproval 901 would stop the Governor’s proposed merger of the SD Department of Agriculture (SDDA) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). After a lengthy hearing … Continued

TAKE ACTION NOW to STOP the DENR/Ag Merger!

Senate Resolution of Disapproval (SRD) 901 is scheduled for a hearing THURSDAY morning, March 4th at 10am CT/9am MT in Senate Ag & Natural Resources Committee. Contact these Senators to SUPPORT SRD 901–the Merger-Blocking Resolution: gary.cammack@sdlegislature.gov, herman.otten@sdlegislature.gov, joshua.klumb@sdlegislature.gov, julie.fryemueller@sdlegislature.gov, mary.duvall@sdlegislature.gov, … Continued

DRA Weekly Legislative Update

Merger-Blocking Resolution Filed for DENR & Dept of Ag  Senate Resolution of Disapproval 901 is a resolution filed this week that would block the Governor’s proposed merger of the SD Department of Agriculture (SDDA) and the Department of Environment and … Continued