Democratic leaders in the South Dakota Legislature addressed reporters Thursday as the fifth week of the busy legislative session called it a day early to due snowy travel conditions. Senator Troy Heinert of Mission say the Senate State Affairs Committee considered a bill, sponsored by Senator Majority Leader Billie Sutton, which would restore campaign finance limits put into law by I-M 22…

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House Minority Leader Spencer Hawley of Brookings says HB 1196 came before to the House Floor Wednesday. The bill would require petition circulators to include a wide range of identifying traits on their affidavit including things like library cards, utility bills and phone number prefix..

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Hawley says he was “flabbergasted” that the bill was passed by the House.