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South Dakota lawmakers repeal voter-approved anti-corruption law
Feb 4, 2017 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

(JURIST) - South Dakota lawmakers on Thursday repealed an anti-corruption measure that was approved by voter referendum in November. According to Yes22, the organization which helped mobilize voter support for the referendum, IM 22 aimed to "improve transparency and accountability rules for lobbyists and big money interests." Shortly after repealing IM 22 by signing House Bill 1069, Governor Dennis Daugaard stated that the "emergency" repeal was necessary because the public was "hoodwinked" into

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