Political Commentary: South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has voiced her opposition to selecting Nikki Haley as the vice presidential candidate for the Republican party. Read more at The Washington Times.
Economic Outlook: South Dakota’s economy is currently strong, surpassing regional averages, but businesses face uncertainties in 2024. Inflation has shown a decline over November. For more details, visit Listen SDPB.
Legislative Session: An active legislative session is expected in South Dakota, with 42 potential new laws pre-filed for the session beginning on January 9th. Learn more at Dakota News Network.
Abortion Rights Amendment: A 2024 ballot amendment to enshrine abortion rights in the South Dakota Constitution is receiving mixed support, with no clear majority. Find out more from Brookings Register.
CAFO Development: There’s a growing trend in South Dakota for developing Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), despite increasing public opposition. For further reading, visit Brookings Register.