News

SD Legislators Part of Constitutional Convention Planning

Photo: WNAX

More than one hundred state legislators from thirty three states are in Indianapolis this week to set up the framework for states to amend the US Constitution in a national convention.

Among those attending the “Mt Vernon Assembly” is Senator Dan Lederman of Dakota Dunes. He says they are calling it an Article 5 meeting……

Lederman says while Article 5 of the Constitution is fairly vague, those at the meeting are attempting to write the rules for a meeting of the states………

He says supporters want an orderly convention.

Lederman says there are several issues driving the idea of a Constitutional Convention………

Along with Lederman, other South Dakota legislators at the meeting include Representatives Jenna Haggar and Jim Stalzer of Sioux Falls, Isaac Latterell of Tea and Blaine Campbell of Rapid City.

Recent Headlines

1 day ago in Local

PDR Disabled You Deer Hunt Looks For Disabled Children

fawn_deer

The PDR Disabled Youth Deer Hunt is looking for disabled adolescents to attend a free whitetail deer hunt.

1 day ago in Local

Gov Dayton Says Clinton is Best Qualified for President

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at New York University's Kaufman Management Center

Featuring: Hillary Clinton
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 24 Jul 2015
Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.com

**Not available for publication in Germany, Poland, Russia, Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia**

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has maintained support for Presumptive Democratic Nominee, Hillary Clinton

1 day ago in Local

Epidemiologist Warns of Ticks Over Memorial Day Weekend

Lake Oakwood Shore-approved-inhouse

With Memorial Day weekend just ahead, thousands of Nebraskans will be heading out on their first camping trips of the season -- and they'll need to take precautions against ticks.

1 day ago in Local

Iowa Police Chief Retires

police to protect and to serve approved clipart

Officials in Iowa City will be looking for a new police chief. Sam Hargadine on Monday announced his retirement, effective June 30.

2 days ago in Local

Dairy Overlay District May Come Soon to Yankton

DairyCows

The Yankton County Commission will host a public meeting this week to talk about forming a dairy overlay district.