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Numerous Anti-LGBT Adoption Laws Are Popping Up Across The Country

Eric Rosswood | Posted 03.28.2017 | Queer Voices
Eric Rosswood

Alabama, Georgia, South Dakota, and Tennessee have all introduced or passed bills this month to limit same-sex adoption. The various bills allow adopt...

South Dakota Stops Just Short Of Being First With A Transphobic Bathroom Law

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.12.2017 | Queer Voices

In a major win in the fight to protect transgender children, South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) on Tuesday vetoed legislation that would have outla...

Indiana Pence and the Dumb State Death Spiral

Ryan Casey | Posted 06.07.2015 | Politics
Ryan Casey

Two major phenomena in recent years--growing political segregation, and the dynamism of the new global economy--might mean that progressive states that attract and invest in talented young people will flourish, while states clinging to the tired, disproven dogma of the past will flounder.

Voters Make Picks In South Dakota Governor's Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Dennis Daugaard will again battle to be South Dakota's governor this November. Daugaard topped challenger Lora Hubbel in Tuesday's primar...

John Celock

GOP Gov Pushes Employment Plan To Colleagues | John Celock | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican governor of South Dakota shared his personal experience growing up as the child of two deaf parents as part of the Nation...

Betting On Obamacare: GOP Governor Makes Medicaid Expansion For Poor Nevadans

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is the first Republican state leader to embrace a Medicaid expansion under President Barack Obama's health care reform law....

Jeffrey Young

Feds Say States Must Expand Medicaid All The Way To Get Full Obamcare Funding | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business

States must expand Medicaid all the way if they want to receive full Obamacare funding, federal officials said Monday. The health care reform law e...

Jeffrey Young

Tennessee's GOP Governor Is Latest To Reject Obamacare Health Insurance Exchange | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.10.2012 | Business

Tennessee won't help the federal government establish a vital component of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, Gov. Bill Haslam (R) said ...

'Able-Bodied' Poor Residents Won't Get Health Care, GOP Governor Announces

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.05.2012 | Business

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) opposes providing health benefits to more than 40,000 "able-bodied" poor people by expanding the state's Medicai...

Prominent Deaf Civil Rights Organization Thumbs Its Nose at LGBT People a Second Time

Courtney O'Donnell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Courtney O'Donnell

The surprise thumbing of the nose at us by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) during their national conference last month amounts to yet another slap in the face for LGBT people. This time, however, we've learned three crucial lessons.

SD-Gov: 55% Daugaard (R), 36% Heidepriem (D) (Rasmussen 10/20)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/20/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release South Dakota 2010 Governor 55% Daugaard (R), 36%...

SD-Gov: 57% Daugaard (R), 33% Heidepriem (D) (Rasmussen 10/4)

Huffington Post | Adam Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/4/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) South Dakota 2010 Governor 57% Daugaard (R), 33...