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Brock Greenfield

Lawmakers to take up bills on retirement system, drug abuse

South Dakota lawmakers are set to consider measures on drones, the state's retirement system and drug abuse this week. Here's a look at some of the proposals they plan to take up:



Changes could be coming for South Dakota Retirement System members, as the House Retirement Laws Committee is set to consider measures Wednesday, including one meant to make sure the public employee retirement system is solvent into the future by tying cost-of-living adjustments for recipients more closely to inflation.

Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard supports the plan, saying such adjustments need to be better in line with the retirement system's earnings and...