Richard Benda

Don’t Expect EB-5 Road to Go Through Rounds
The road to clarity about South Dakota’s EB-5 scandal will not run directly through former Gov. Mike Rounds.
That is not saying the same thing as the Republican front-runner for the open U.S. Senate seat in South Dakota is or is not culpable...
EB-5 Scandal Still a Tangled Web
On Friday, Governor Dennis Daugaard addressed concerns regarding the possible misappropriation of funds through the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.
Jackley: Ex-Official’s Death Was a Suicide
The State Attorney General's office says former South Dakota Tourism and Economic Development Secretary Richard Benda of Sioux Falls died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and that no evidence of foul play has been found.
Benda's body was found by a family member on October 22nd near Lake A…