Right-to-work proponents scored victories in Alabama and South Dakota on Tuesday, surprising exactly no one. South Dakota rejected a ballot measure aimed at overturning the state’s “right-to-work” law, while Alabama approved a measure that enshrines the anti-union legislation in the state constitution. Elsewhere, Virginia...
The state of South Dakota has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) in order to combat the misclassification of workers as independent contractors. The three-year agreement will allow the two parties to provide clear, accurate, and easy-to-access compliance information to employers,...
South Dakota has become the “Bermuda of the prairie” as rich American families are renting store fronts in order to take advantage of state laws that effectively allow shielding of wealth from estate taxes…forever. Zachary Mider’s Bloomberg piece reveals that in the past four years the amount of money administered by...
When budget cuts are being debated it is often difficult to envision their long-term and broad-ranging impact. One such case is the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System, the nearly decade old infrastructure project that would bring running water to over 300,000 people in rural areas of Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota. Hit by cuts [&hellip...