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2013 Legislative Crackerbarrel
2013 Legislative Crackerbarrel
from BHKN
Feb 16, 2014

2014 South Dakota State Legislature

As the South Dakota Legislature begins the 2014 session, you can find the information you need to understand the legislative process on this page, including what laws are being proposed and learn how you can make sure your voice is heard. 

 South Dakota Legislature - Legislative Research Council

The official website of the South Dakota Legislature. Find information on past legislative sessions, current legislators, and South Dakota laws, and read the bills being discussed.


Track upcoming hearings and votes on the Legislature's official calendar.



South Dakota Public Broadcasting provides coverage of floor sessions and committee meetings.


Want to contact your representative?
You may also e-mail your legislator using the link in their provided profile or leave a phone message by calling either the House or Senate lobby:
Senate Lobby: 605-773-3821
House Lobby: 605-773-3851
Crackerbarrel Session Information
Rapid City: January 18, February 1, February 22, and March 1. 9-11 AM at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology New Classroom Building. Crackerbarrels are free and open to the public.


January 18 Senator Craig Tieszen
  Representative Brian Gosch
  Representative Jacqueline Sly
February 1 Senator Mark Kirkeby
  Representative Kristen Conzet
  Representative Lance Russell
  Representative Chip Campbell
February 22 Senator Alan Solano
  Representative David Lust
  Representative Don Lopp
  Representative Scott Craig
March 1 Senator Bruce Rampelberg
  Senator Phil Jensen
  Representative Mike Verchio
  Representative Dan Dryden


Who are my legislators?
Elected Officials information from the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce

Pennington County Legislators with District Map

Pages related to legislation


Rapid City Legislator Profiles (Senator is listed first for each district. Names link to their Legislative Research Council profile. Where available, the legislator's Rapid City Journal profile is linked as well)


District 32

Solano, Alan
Conzet, Kristin
Gosch, Brian - RCJ


District 33


District 34


District 35


Legislative District Maps

 Interactive map

 Bill tracking landing page

 How an Idea Becomes Law



Lobbying and Campaign Finance

The National Institute on Money in State Politics is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that provides access to state data on campaign finance.




Find articles and more information on the 2014 South Dakota legislature in the Knowledge Network archive.


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