Legislature’s plan taking shape for hearings into EB-5 program

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau PIERRE – Pieces are moving into place for the Legislature to analyze state government’s involvement in the now-suspended EB-5 immigrant investor program and decide whether further action should be taken. The eight Democratic and Republican leaders and assistant leaders in the House of Representative … Read Article

A Common Core standards opponent claims they’re part of world socialism

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau PIERRE – The state Board of Education heard from a citizen Monday that the national Common Core standards being used in South Dakota’s public schools are “a sham and a lie” meant to transform “a free America” to “world socialism (and) communism.” The board … Read Article