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In The Moment ... SD State Senator Deb Peters

Deb Peters

In The Moment ... July 19, 2017 Show 137 Hour 1

Deb Peters is a South Dakota state senator. She represents District 9 and she serves on the Government Operations and Audit Committee. The committee meets July 24th and 25th to discuss new processes and procedures designed to prevent conflicts of interest when the state contracts with private corporations or individuals. In the Moment host Lori Walsh talks with Deb Peters about current lawsuits regarding Mid-Central Educational Cooperative, the statutory authority limitations of the state legislature, and how lawmakers intend to go forward and prevent the abuse of taxpayer dollars.

As America debates the role of government in healthcare, we take time today to look at healthcare through a different lens. Dr. G. Scott Morris is founder and chief executive of Church Health in Memphis. He's coming to Sioux Falls on July 27 for the Aging Faithfully Conference at Augustana University. Church Health is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that cares for the working poor.