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Attorney General Marty Jackley

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AG Jackley Recognized with Leadership Award

PIERRE, S.D – Attorney General Marty Jackley has been recognized this week by the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility for his extraordinary efforts to eliminate drunk driving and underage drinking in the State of South Dakota.
Attorney General Jackley has had the opportunity to participate in a number of public awareness campaigns that the Foundation for Advancing Responsibility has created including public service announcements for the Ask, Listen, Learn Program, public awareness efforts during Alcohol Awareness Month, prom and graduation and back to school timeframes. He has also had the chance to work on broader issue of teen driver safety with the IKnowEverything program during Global Youth Traffic Safety Month and National Teen Driver Safety Week. These public awareness programs have allowed AG Jackley to address the importance of preventing impaired driving and raise the awareness of these issues throughout South Dakota.
“I am honored to be chosen as the recipient of this leadership award,” said Jackley. “The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility works tirelessly to create innovative programs to address the dangers of underage drinking and impaired driving. My job is easy- take these programs to the youth of South Dakota in a fun and creative way and leave a lasting impression.”
“Attorney General Jackley has been a tireless advocate for the people in South Dakota,” said Ralph Blackman, president and CEO of the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility. “We can’t thank the Attorney General enough for his dedication and leadership to prevent drunk driving and underage drinking by sending a clear and consistent message that it is illegal and will not be tolerated. We look forward to continuing to work to save lives in the future with Attorney General Jackley.”
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