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New LRC Chief On The Job

New LRC Chief On The Job

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Jason Hancock is just now completing his first full week as director of the South Dakota Legislative Research Council.

Hancock had been deputy Chief of Staff in the Idaho Department of Education. He said the timing was pretty good…

 

The former director of the LRC, James Fry, resigned abruptly as a report was issued last fall on some of the shortcomings of the research council. An outside review suggested several changes for the council.

Hancock says he will bring an outside perspective…

 

The LRC has been criticized as the smallest body of its type in the country. Hancock says it will take some time to get a perspective…

 

Hancock says the LRC will provide full and independent support to all legislators.

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