- SD lawmakers look at economic development agency Updated: Mar-07-14 5:20 pm
- Health overhaul critics tread lightly on Medicaid Updated: Mar-07-14 5:19 pm
- Daugaard still hopes for partial Medicaid waiver Updated: Mar-06-14 4:51 pm
- SD gov. cautious about expanding Medicaid himself Updated: Feb-27-14 3:41 pm
- SD House rejects alternative for insuring poor Updated: Feb-24-14 9:43 pm
- Dakotas reservation with propane crisis gets help Updated: Feb-10-14 1:52 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Allegations of misconduct in the state's economic development agency focus only on a former employee, the head of the agency told state lawmakers Friday.
WASHINGTON - Sen. John Thune and Rep. Kristi Noem are two of the federal health overhaul's most consistent critics. But the South Dakota Republicans take a more measured approach to a key provision of the law in their own state.
PIERRE, South Dakota - Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Thursday he still hopes federal officials will eventually decide to let the state expand its Medicaid program in a way that would provide medical services to fewer poor people than envisioned in the federal health overhaul.
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Thursday he would be reluctant to expand the state's Medicaid program without first getting the Legislature's agreement.
PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota House rejected a plan Monday that would have used state money to buy insurance for the working poor as an alternative to a Medicaid expansion that would be financed largely with federal funding.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - An American Indian reservation in the Dakotas that has been hit hard by the nation's propane shortage is getting help from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux.