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Rich Benda

February 13, 2014
Former state economic development director Rich Benda made last-minute increases to state grants given to Northern Beef Packers before he left his state job and went to work helping the beef plant in 2011, an audit found. (File photo)
Audit: Benda helped increase beef plant grant
February 13, 2014 - 5:10pm
Daugaard releases Legislative Audit's GOED report
February 13, 2014 - 11:50am
February 4, 2014
SD House urges hearings on economic development agency
February 4, 2014 - 11:05pm
GOED reviews at a glance
February 4, 2014 - 7:13am
February 3, 2014
Examining EB-5 in South Dakota
February 3, 2014 - 5:40pm
January 30, 2014
State government's employee handbook does not adequately discuss fraud and its consequences or make employees aware of how to report theft and fraud by others, an outside agency found. Rich Benda, the state's former top economic development official, was found to have double-billed for some expenses. (File photo)
Reports find procedural flaws at GOED
January 30, 2014 - 12:12pm
January 24, 2014
Gov. Dennis Daugaard talks with The Daily Republic's editorial board Friday at the newspaper's office in Mitchell. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)play button
Governor: Beef plant support not a mistake
January 24, 2014 - 10:30pm
January 17, 2014
DAUGAARD: Update on SD’s audits
January 17, 2014 - 7:35am
January 15, 2014
State board withdraws $5M loan to Northern Beef Packers
January 15, 2014 - 6:37am
Daugaard: GOED still under review, audit
January 15, 2014 - 6:18am
January 11, 2014
South Dakota AG releases economic probe documents
January 11, 2014 - 10:29am
January 2, 2014
SD AG: Benda daughter won't allow opening of file
January 2, 2014 - 6:37pm
December 26, 2013
Legislative Audit joins EB-5 probe
December 26, 2013 - 6:59pm
December 16, 2013
SD lawmakers balk at probe of state loans to Northern Beef
December 16, 2013 - 6:16pm
December 13, 2013
Benda double-billing called accidental
December 13, 2013 - 8:24pm