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08 31, 2017

Open Meetings Commission to Convene in Mitchell

The Open Meeting Commission will meet today at 1:00 p.m. (CDT) at the Highland Conference Center, Mitchell, SD.

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08 31, 2017

Attorney General Marty Jackley Warns of Scams Following Hurricane Harvey

Attorney General Marty Jackley said today that South Dakotans should expect to be contacted by unscrupulous scammers soliciting donations to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

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08 30, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Joins Challenge to Oppose Effort to Inject Firearm Regulation into RemingtonClass Action Settlement

Attorney General Marty Jackley has joined an amicus brief filed in the United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals by 11 Attorneys General opposing efforts to introduce firearm regulation into a class action settlement.

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08 30, 2017

Attorney General Explanation Released for Initiated Measure Regarding Voting by Mail

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced that an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed initiated measure has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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08 30, 2017

Aurora County Man Sentenced in Sex Abuse Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Aurora County States Attorney John Steele announced that Christian Thomas, 43, Plankinton, was sentenced to 87 years in the state penitentiary for his conviction of sexual abuse.

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08 28, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Joins Challenge to Protect Second Amendment Rights

Attorney General Marty Jackley has joined an amicus brief filed in the United States Supreme Court by 24 Attorneys General seeking to protect Second Amendment rights.

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08 28, 2017

Attorney General’s Office Releases Officer Involved Shooting Summary

Attorney General Marty Jackley and the Division of Criminal Investigation today released the summary into the shooting of DeLeon Cruz, on July 31, 2017, in Box Elder, South Dakota. Sheriff’s Office.

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08 25, 2017

Minnesota Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Sales Tax

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced that Gerald C. Henry, 71, Pelican Lake, MN, pled guilty and was sentencing today in the 6th Circuit Court for two counts of failure to pay sales tax.

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08 23, 2017

Attorney General Explanation Released for Initiated Measure Regarding Prescription Drug Pricing for State Agencies

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced that an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed initiated measure has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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08 18, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Announces Final Settlement with EpiPen Manufacturer

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that South Dakota has agreed in principle to join the United States and other States to settle allegations against Mylan Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Mylan Specialty L.P. (collectively “Mylan”).

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08 16, 2017

Sex Trafficking Operation Results in Arrests

Attorney General Marty Jackley, United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler, Rapid City Police Chief Karl Jegeris, and Pennington County Sheriff Kevin Thom announce that the Division of Criminal Investigation, the South Dakota Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, and Homeland Security Investigations have conducted investigations into sex trafficking in Rapid City.

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08 16, 2017

50 State Attorney Generals Renew Challenge to Congress to Strengthen Human Trafficking Law

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today the he has joined 50 state and territorial attorneys general in a bi-partisan coalition urging Congress to affirm that all law-enforcement agencies retain their traditional authority to fight sex trafficking.

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08 10, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Joins Settlement with Nationwide Insurance over Data Breach

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today he has joined Attorneys Generals of 32 States, in reaching a settlement with the Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and its subsidiary, Allied Property & Casualty Insurance Company (collectively “Nationwide”), concerning an October 2012 data breach.

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08 10, 2017

AG Jackley Joins Request to U.S. Supreme Court to Review Establishment Clause of the United States Constitution

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announces that South Dakota has joined with 20 other State Attorneys General as amicus curiae, or friend of the court, requesting that the United States Supreme Court review whether a monument of the Ten Commandments placed on city property violates the Establishment Clause of the United States Constitution.

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08 08, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Receives National Leadership Award from Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility

Today, the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) announced the recipients of its 2017 Leadership Awards.

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08 07, 2017

Tactical Remote Robot Assists in Felony Arrest

Law Enforcement confirm that Chaz VanOrman, 35, Sioux Falls, was arrested August 3, 2017, in Lake County following an extensive search in both Lyon County, Iowa, and Minnehaha County, and ending in Lake County. VanOrman has been charged in Lake County on one count of burglary and one count of possession of a stolen vehicle.

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08 04, 2017

South Dakota Attorney General’s Office Awarded 2017 Best Redesign of Website at Western Attorneys General Conference

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the South Dakota Attorney General’s Office has been recognized by the Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) for the redesign of the AG website.

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08 03, 2017

Attorney General Explanation Released for Constitutional Amendment Regarding Initiated and Referred Measures

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed constitutional amendment has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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08 01, 2017

AG Office to Review Officer Involved Shooting in Pennington County

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that the Division of Criminal Investigation, at the request of the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the officer involved shooting that occurred July 31, 2017 at approximately 1:29 p.m (MDT).

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08 01, 2017

A.G. Ballot Explanations Released for Two Initiated Measures Increasing the State Tobacco Tax and Creating a Postsecondary Technical Institute Fund

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Attorney General explanations for two separate proposed initiated measures have been filed with the Secretary of State.

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