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Economic Development

In 2020, 2021, and 2022 Jessica earned a 100% Pro Business Scorecard from Elevate Rapid City.

She supports the creation of new jobs and economic development that will enable our youth and adults to stay in State of South Dakota. She opposes government overreach, and excessive taxation and overregulation.


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Senator Castleberry receives 100% Pro-business Scorecard

Link to scorecard

Link to scorecard

Senator Castleberry receives 100% Pro-business Scorecard


Senator Castleberry supported economic development in 2021

Senator Castleberry prime sponsored:

SB 93 make an appropriation to rehabilitate the rail line from west of the city of Rapid City through the city of Rapid City and to declare an emergency.

SB 73 revise provisions regarding the sale of certain government owned vehicles by an auction agency.


Senator Castleberry co-sponsored

HB 1048  revise provisions regarding the sales of certain older vehicles at auction.

HB 1109 modify requirements and restrictions related to certain alcoholic beverages.

SB 137 provide for the reimbursement of lost revenue for businesses forcibly closed by a governmental entity.

SB 156 authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of a Mineral Industry Building and the demolition of the old Mineral Industry Building on the campus of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.

SB 157 appropriate funds for infrastructure and improvements at the Rapid City Regional Airport and to declare an emergency.

SB 158 appropriate funds for the purchase of the former Ascent Innovation Center and to declare an emergency.

SCR 603 Supporting the establishment of the Economic Development Professionals Association of South Dakota

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