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December 13, 2013
Northern Beef repaid Daugaard-era loan
No further state action anticipated on redirection of $550K Rounds grant.
December 13, 2013 - 8:09pm
JACKLEY: Some EB-5 editorials inaccurate
As attorney general, I am disappointed to have read certain editorials relating to the state’s investigation into the $550,000 diversion of funds to the federal EB-5 program. Because it is uncharacteristic of reputable news sources to present inaccurate information to the...
December 13, 2013 - 7:49pm
December 12, 2013
Benda arranged his own salary before departing state office
Gov. Rounds signed $1 million grant letter during last month in office; Benda picked up check in Capitol and hand delivered it to Northern Beef...
December 12, 2013 - 8:56pm
December 11, 2013
SD AG won't open file on Benda death
Marty Jackley says he is concerned the evidence "may well affect the innocent members of a family or a minor child."
December 11, 2013 - 5:10pm
December 8, 2013
OPINION: Allow all media access to Benda case files
The death of Richard Benda, former secretary of tourism and state development, might have been a routine investigation except for his involvement in an investment program that included foreign investors receiving federal immigration visas. Benda was apparently hunting near Lake...
December 8, 2013 - 12:50pm
December 3, 2013
OPINION: Jackley punts
By Cory Allen Heidelberger Madville Times Reading Attorney General Marty Jackley’s report on his investigation of financial misconduct in the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, I find that Richard Benda’s alleged double-billing of three airplane tickets for $5,559.80...
December 3, 2013 - 10:15pm
December 2, 2013
Democratic lawmaker pushes for forensic audit of EB-5
Lawmakers will find petition for special session on their desks when they arrive for Tuesday's budget address.
December 2, 2013 - 8:37pm
November 29, 2013
OUR VIEW: Appoint panel to investigate Benda affair
Members of the Democratic Party are calling for an independent investigation into the suicide of former tourism and state development secretary...
November 29, 2013 - 7:57am
How SD became a top place for foreign money
Program to attract foreign investment moved from state-run operation at Northern State University to private contractor in 2008 after lawsuit.
November 29, 2013 - 6:40am
November 27, 2013
Death certificate available in Benda death
Benda secured the shotgun against a tree and used a stick to press the trigger and shoot himself in the abdomen, the document says.
November 27, 2013 - 8:07pm
Reporters could view Benda materials
AG Jackley gives OK, but one family member must agree first.
November 27, 2013 - 1:33pm
November 26, 2013
Jackley: I didn’t talk to Benda
AG did speak with attorney of former state official who died in what was ruled a suicide.
November 26, 2013 - 10:28pm