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"… n while rejecting a proposal to decrease the minimum wage for teenagers in South Dakota. Supporters won handily in all those contests, having spent about $5.6 mil …"

"… d with $11.8 million spent by union-backed opponents. Campaign finance In South Dakota, a measure to overhaul the state’s ethics and campaign finance rules pas …"

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"… ballot measure has emerged as a sign of the divisive times. Come Nov. 8, South Dakotans will be asked to vote on a measure that would reshape all things politic …"

"… of thousands of dollars to get what they want. But neither side hails from South Dakota. In this corner: a nonpartisan group focused on political transparency ou …"

"… the denizens of the Mount Rushmore State are not especially amused. “As South Dakotans we like to think of ourselves as really pretty independent,” said Siou …"

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"… Providers have a sympathetic ear in Sen. John Thune, a Republican from South Dakota who heads the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, which overs …"

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"… ntirely in the four other states — New Jersey, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota — conducting primaries today. While Sanders continues his moonshot endea …"

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"… ia, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wyoming. This story was co-published …"

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"… Center for Public Integrity report will appear on the ballot this year in South Dakota. The proposal, initiated by a bi-partisan group of former politicians and …"

"… The hope would be that we can pass a comprehensive reform measure here in South Dakota that would serve as a standard.” Represent.Us, which bills itself as …"

"… assed a resolution from the group supporting ethics reform in that state. South Dakota ranked 47th in the 2015 State Integrity Investigation, earning failing gra …"

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"… un control and marijuana legalization through ballot measures in Nebraska, South Dakota, Illinois, Arkansas, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and the District of C …"

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"… lic records laws. Meanwhile, some 1,500 miles to the west, a group called South Dakotans for Ethics Reform submitted more than 25,000 signatures in November to p …"

"… campaign finance disclosures and create in independent ethics commission. South Dakota received an F from the State Integrity Investigation, ranking 47th overall …"

"… he first State Integrity Investigation, published in 2012, which also gave South Dakota an F. Over the past month, dozens of newspaper editorial boards across th …"

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"… ny western states that champion limited government, like Nevada, South Dakota and Wyoming, but also others, such as Maine, Delaware& …"

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"… m.” …"

"… y detail. The state’s weak lobbying disclosure is among the reasons why South Dakota received an overall grade of F, or a numerical score of 56 out of 100, in …"

"… nd accountability by the Center for Public Integrity and Global Integrity. South Dakota suffered failing grades in nine of the investigation’s 13 categories, in …"

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"… ft series of reactions by states hoping to cash in on the action. In 1989, South Dakota legalized non-tribal casinos, and Iowa, partly as a response to tribal gam …"

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"… isconsin and Michigan. Native American kids face the biggest challenges in South Dakota. Latino children are faring especially poorly in Alabama, Rhode Island and …"

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"… nly in seven states — Alaska, Idaho, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming — did fewer than 100 people donate to Ready for Hillary last …"

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"… offices of Democratic Sens. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico, Tim Johnson of South Dakota and Ron Wyden of Oregon told the Center for Public Integrity that the camp …"

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"… er requiring that schools update emergency plans annually. In March, South Dakota became the first state to pass a law explicitly allowing schools to author …"

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"… states still show relatively higher propensities for locking up youths – South Dakota is one – and across the country, black youth are nearly five times more …"

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"… Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, Kay Hagan of North Carolina and Tim Johnson of South Dakota to “stop the spending.”All four senators’ seats are considered up-fo …"

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"… ard toward transparency in campaign financing," the Journal wrote. …"

"… inances from the State Integrity Investigation, released earlier this year.South Dakota is one of 19 states with a system of campaign finance regulation that allo …"

"… r, executive director of the National Institute on Money in State Politics.South Dakota and 12 other states place no limits on what state parties or political act …"

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"… in, a Democrat, hasn’t endorsed a candidate since he took office in 1995.South Dakota’s two previous secretaries of state, Chris Nelson and Joyce Hazeltine, s …"

"… e Galvin, they personally choose to never endorse a candidate.But in June, South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant, a Republican, endorsed then-Republican pres …"

"… ublican, endorsed then-Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum and South Dakota Republican state senate candidate Val Rausch.“The operation of elections …"

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"… Those states — Arizona, Idaho, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia and Wyoming — implement ethics rules through various …"

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"… -protection agency has also filed lawsuits against Payday Financial LLC of South Dakota for trying to garnish wages of its borrowers and threatening to sue them i …"

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"… s — Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi and South Dakota — had already followed Florida’s lead.“This train keeps a rollin’ …"

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"… ked 48th in population density, jumped 14 percentage points to 55 percent. South Dakota, 46th in density, jumped 11.1 percentage points to 61 percent. Two states …"

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"… with seven other states: North Dakota, Michigan, Maine, Virginia, Wyoming, South Dakota and Georgia. …"

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"… went to Michigan, North Dakota, South Carolina, Maine, Virginia, Wyoming, South Dakota and Georgia.   What’s behind the dismal grades? Across the boa …"

"… nbsp;(40th), Wyoming (48th) and the Dakotas (North Dakota is number 43 and South Dakota comes in at 49). There, libertarianism roots, a small-town, neighborly app …"

"… . Alabama granted subpoena power to its state ethics commission. South Dakota unveiled an online database for campaign finance records. Florida&nbs …"

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"… monument is located lacks some basic components of democratic governance. South Dakota has neither comprehensive state ethics laws nor an ethics commission to ov …"

"… the absolute bottom of the rankings in the State Integrity Investigation. South Dakota earns a grade of F and numeric score of 50, ranking it 49th among America …"

"… so more than a few local observers may not agree with the ranking.  "South Dakota has made some good open government improvements in recent years, particula …"

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"… ying and other construction areas. Construction of the segment in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska would have created an additional 9,000 construction jobs. Als …"

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