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Political Junkies: Bills to watch in 2023

South Dakota Capitol Building - Winter
Brent Duerre

It's been a bustling beginning to the South Dakota legislative session! The Dakota Political Junkies are here with their recommendations on which bills you should be watching.

"Help not Harm" bill affects gender-affirming care
House bill 1080 would prohibit certain medical and surgical treatments for transgender youth. SDPB's Lee Strubinger helps unpack the bill and the reaction to it.
Democratic priorities this session
Senate Minority Leader Reynold Nesiba is new to leadership but he's no stranger to the legislature. He talks about his party's priorities this year.
Analyzing the beginning of session
There have been dozens of bills proposed already this legislative session. Dakota Political Junkies Jonathan Ellis and Seth Tupper talk about the bills they're watching so far and what they expect this session.
Proposed legislation from the attorney general
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has introduced five bills this session. He explains what these bills would change and why they're part of his legislative priorities this year.