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South Dakota lawmakers aren't underpaid. They aren't overpaid, either.
The 105 members of the state Legislature each earn $6,000 during the regular session, which opens in January and ends in March. In addition, they receive mileage reimbursement for traveling between home and the Capitol and $110 per day for expenses whenever the Legislature is in regular or special session.
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