Republicans Reject Democrat-backed Ethics Commission Plan

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Republican-dominated state House of Representatives has rejected Democrats’ calls to restore the South Dakota Ethics Commission in response to South Dakota’s investment-for-visa scandal. The House voted down 53-16 on Wednesday a measure requesting that the commission repealed in 1979 be re-established. Democratic Rep. Shawn Bordeaux said the state has a […]

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