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South Dakota ranks low with anti-trafficking group

Via Black Hills FOX Human trafficking continues to be a problem in this country, but more states are cracking down on the issue. Anti–trafficking group Polaris released its 2014 State Ratings on Human Trafficking Laws Wednesday, grouping states into four tiers based on ten categories of laws meant to combat trafficking, punish traffickers and support […]

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SD Improves How State Addresses Sex Trafficking

Via KELO Land South Dakota continues to make progress in combating human trafficking, and a new report Wednesday reflects those efforts. The Polaris Project ranks states based on how their laws address trafficking, and South Dakota is moving up the list. The Polaris Project splits states up into four tiers with Tier 1 being states […]

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(S.D.)-Congresswoman Kristi Noem Reveals Progress To Combat Human Trafficking

Via AM 610 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wednesday, South Dakota Rep. Kristi Noem joined the Polaris Project in revealing new data on the progress states have made in human trafficking laws. The findings, which were unveiled at a Capitol Hill event Wednesday, were part of the Polaris Project’s 2014 State Ratings on Human Trafficking Laws. South […]

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Noem Receives “Fueling Growth” Ethanol Award

Via KWSN Washington D.C. (KELO AM) – Congresswoman Kristi Noem was today honored with the “Fueling Growth” award for her leadership in supporting domestic energy production and pursuing energy independence through the production and use of ethanol. The award was presented by Growth Energy. It is the fourth year she has received the award. “From […]

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(Regional)-SD Congresswoman Trying To Combat Human Trafficking

Via AM 610 (Regional)-Human Trafficking. It’s real. One might think it only happens in bigger cities, but it also happens in South Dakota and the panhandle of Nebraska. The internet has increased the availability of children being trafficked on websites. South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem introduced a series of bills in Congress this past week […]

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