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05 31, 2018

Open Meetings Commission to Convene in Pierre

The Open Meetings Commission will meet Thursday, June 7, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. (CDT) at the Matthews Training Center located in the Foss Building, Pierre, SD.

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05 30, 2018

Planning for the 3rd Annual Aging Gracefully Expo Underway

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that the 3rd Annual Aging Gracefully Expo (AGE) is scheduled for September 15, 2018.

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05 30, 2018

Attorney General’s Office Releases Box Elder Police Department Officer Involved Shooting Summary

Attorney General Marty Jackley and the Division of Criminal Investigation today released the summary into the shooting of Jason Wayne Traversie, 44, Box Elder, on May 2, 2018, in Box Elder, South Dakota.

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05 24, 2018

Attorney General’s Office to Conduct Active Shooter Exercise at Mickelson Criminal Justice Center

The Attorney General’s Office and the Division of Criminal Investigation will conduct an active shooter exercise at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at the George S. Mickelson Criminal Justice Center in Pierre.

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05 23, 2018

Codington County Woman Sentenced in Elder Financial Abuse Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Barbara Anita Lingenfelter, 60, Watertown, was sentenced in Third Circuit Court to one count of obtaining money, property, or assistance by fraud and one count of petty theft.

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05 23, 2018

Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Training Division Sets Date for School Sentinel Training Program

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirmed today the next School Sentinel Training Program has been scheduled for July 30-August 10, 2018 at the Law Enforcement Training Academy in Pierre.

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05 22, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Releases First Year Update on the Project Stand Up Drug Prevention Program

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that May 2018 marks the one year anniversary of the launch of the Project Stand Up Program.

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05 22, 2018

Statement on Finalization of Zylstra Kaiser Lawsuit

The State of South Dakota confirms today that the State of South Dakota has finalized the Laura Zylstra Kaiser lawsuit.

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05 21, 2018

AG Jackley asks Congress to Expedite Passage of Two Key Opioid Addiction Acts

Attorney General Marty Jackley joined a bipartisan group of 39 state and territorial Attorneys General to ask Congress to expedite the passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) and the Comprehensive Addiction Reform, Education, and Safety Act (CARES).

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05 18, 2018

AG Jackley and SD Department of Education Team with AT&T to Invest in the Jobs for America’s Graduates Program

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Secretary of Education Don Kirkegaard announced today that their offices have joined with AT&T to further invest in the Jobs for America’s Graduates program.

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05 17, 2018

Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Office asks Restlawn Memory Garden Customers to Come Forward

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms today the investigation into Restlawn Memory Gardens located in Huron is still ongoing.

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05 16, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Joins Case in Support of Agriculture

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today he has joined 14 other State Attorneys General in filing an amicus brief in supporting the repeal of the 2017 Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Rule in the case Organic Trade Association vs. USDA.

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05 16, 2018

Hughes County Man Indicted for Aggravated Battery on an Infant

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms Gary Johnathan Martin, 35, Pierre, was indicted yesterday by a Hughes County Grand Jury.

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05 15, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Supports State Statutes that Protect the Unborn

Attorney General Marty Jackley has joined an amicus brief filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit by 16 Attorneys General and the Governor of Mississippi.

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05 14, 2018

Law Enforcement Memorial Week Services Scheduled

Attorney General Marty Jackley would like to ask South Dakotans to take a moment to reflect on the contributions that police officers make to our communities and to honor those officers who have been lost in the line of duty.

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05 14, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Joins Fight Against Planned Parenthood and State Funding of Abortion Clinics

ttorney General Marty Jackley has joined an amicus brief filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by 12 Attorneys General.

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05 14, 2018

United States Supreme Court Issues Decision on State Authority on Sports Betting

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the United States Supreme Court has repealed a 1992 federal law that prohibits most states from authorizing sports betting.

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05 11, 2018

State Wins Civil Lawsuit in Inmate Medical Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that a federal jury has cleared two Department of Corrections employees of any wrong doing in a civil rights lawsuit.

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05 11, 2018

Guericke Motion to Continue in Gear Up Case Granted

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that 1st Circuit Court Judge Bruce Anderson has granted Daniel Mark Guericke’s Motion to Continue Jury Trial in the Gear Up case.

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05 10, 2018

South Dakota Supreme Court Affirms Attorney General Ballot Explanation for Initiated Measure on Prescription Drugs

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the Attorney General’s explanation for the initiated measure establishing a cap on the price a State agency may pay for a prescription drug.

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05 09, 2018

Marshall County Men Sentenced in Sexual Abuse Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that two more defendants in the Marshall County sexual abuse case have been sentenced.

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05 09, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Releases Facebook Response to States’ Inquiry on Data Privacy

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that Facebook has responded to a letter that 37 state and territorial Attorneys General sent on March 26, 2018.

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05 08, 2018

Attorney General Explanation Released for Proposed Constitutional Amendment Z to Appear on November Ballot

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

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05 04, 2018

Attorney General Explanation Released for Proposed Constitutional Amendment X to Appear on November Ballot

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

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05 04, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Reminds Medicare Recipients to be Cautious During New Card Distribution Period

Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning South Dakota Medicare beneficiaries to avoid falling victim of scams associated with the new Medicare card. Medicare is in the process of replacing old cards that were identified by social security numbers with a new unique number to reduce fraud.

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05 04, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Releases Additional Details in Box Elder Police Department Officer Involved Shooting

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that the subject in the recent Box Elder Police Department officer involved shooting has been identified as Jason Wayne Traversie, 44, Box Elder.

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05 03, 2018

Hanson County Man Sentenced in Theft Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms today that Kenneth C. Hauge, Alexandria, was sentencing to 15 years in the state penitentiary with 5 suspended on the condition that he have no contact with the victim and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $31,743.82.

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05 02, 2018

Attorney General Jackley to Review Officer Involved Shooting in Box Elder

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that the Division of Criminal Investigation, at the request of the Box Elder Police Department, is investigating the officer involved shooting that occurred Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at approximately 1:30 a.m. (MDT).

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05 02, 2018

State Penitentiary Inmate Convicted in Threat to Commit a Sexual Offense

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that State Penitentiary inmate Joshua John Armstrong, 43, was convicted yesterday by a Minnehaha County jury for threatening to commit a sexual offense.

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