DAKOTA RURAL ACTION is a grassroots family
agriculture and conservation group that organizes
South Dakotans to protect our family farmers and
ranchers, natural resources, and unique way of
We strive to build grassroots leadership through
community organizing by giving people a strong
voice in decisions affecting their quality of
For more information about Dakota Rural Action’s
work around homegrown prosperity, visit our
Dakota Rural Action’s LEGISLATIVE BLOG is one of
many tools we provide our membership to use in
staying up to date on our legislative actions.
Dakota Rural Action, through the financial
support of our members, is fortunate to employ a
part-time Lobbyist, Sabrina King.
Sabrina’s responsibilities while the South Dakota
Legislature is in session, is to advocate for our
members’ interests directly with legislators and
other state officials and keep our members
informed, and involved in, legislation that
directly affects them and their communities.
Please visit this site often for updates and to
share your input. Member involvement and input is
critical because nothing is stronger than
citizens’ voices rallying around an issue.
Also, consider donating to fund our 2013
Legislative Session. DRA’s work in Pierre is
funded 100% by members. It costs nearly $6,000 to
cover our work over the session. Just a donation
of $50 though will cover the cost of travel for
one member to testify in Pierre. Your gifts are