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State lawmakers are considering a statewide texting ban that some worry would be too weak. (File photo)

Vehle changes his texting bill to more resemble House measure

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PIERRE — The Legislature’s strongest proponent of a ban against texting while driving a motor vehicle decided Tuesday night he needed to change his approach. 

Sen. Mike Vehle, R-Mitchell, listened to the audio archives of testimony from a House committee hearing and from the House debate on the texting ban that is proposed by Rep. Brian Gosch, R-Rapid City.

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Bob Mercer
Bob Mercer reports from the South Dakota Capitol in Pierre for The Daily Republic and other newspapers around the state.
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