Common Cause wants to

Defend South Dakota’s Anti-Corruption Act

The South Dakota legislature has no right to overrule the will of the people -- they must stand down immediately.

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Stung by scandal and rebelling against a state government known for its resistance to public scrutiny, South Dakota voters narrowly…Read More

South Dakota Legislators Seek Hasty Repeal of Ethics Law Voters Passed

The New York Times
Lawmakers demanding repeal say the ethics regulations are irretrievably flawed and include provisions that may be unconstitutional. But critics, including many Democrats, have likened the South Dakota Republicans’ efforts to turn back the ethics package to a short-lived attempt by House Republicans in Washington to gut the independent Office of…Read More