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One More Day In Pierre

One More Day In Pierre

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South Dakota legislators return to Pierre on Monday for the final day of the 2014 session. Lawmakers wrapped up the main run of the legislature on March 14th when they passed the budget.

Senate Majority Leader Tim Rave of Baltic said they need to have a majority of members  in Pierre…

 

Rave said it would be unusual to finish up on the last day of the main run…

 

Rave said while this year’s session was 38 days, they are adding another day to next year’s session…

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