As the South Dakota Legislature begins the 2016 session, you can find the information you need to understand the legislative process on this page, including what laws are being proposed and how you can make sure your voice is heard.
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 21, February 4, February 25, and March 4. 9-11 AM at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology New Classroom Building. Crackerbarrels are free and open to the public.
Elected Officials information from the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce
Pages related to legislation
Coming soon 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)
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.