Weiland Keeping Tabs On Legislative Happenings

The founder of takeitback.org is in the Pierre/Fort Pierre area keeping tabs on legislation that would impact the People’s ability to accomplish what lawmakers can’t, or wont. Rick Weiland says interest in his group and what it stands for has increased since lawmakers back pedaled most of I-M 22, a multi-faceted better government measure…

Weiland says a bill that raises the threshold for approval on a constitutional amendment to 55-percent passed out of its Committee hearing Tuesday…

Weiland says another provision is in the works which has protections for initiated measures built in…

Weiland says his town hall may have a national audience as a documentary film crew observed his discussions…

Weiland says takeitback.org is is working on awareness to prevent the gerrymandering of legislative districts and a provision that would allow the state to use its purchasing power to make prescription drugs more affordable.