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Political Junkies: A legislative update

Kealey Bultena

What's been going on during the 2023 legislative session in South Dakota? Get answers to that question from an SDPB reporter, a lawmaker, the Dakota Political Junkies and an advocate.

Strubinger's bills to watch
SDPB's Lee Strubinger has his eye on multiple bills circulating around the South Dakota Legislature. Learn about the food tax cut bill, other tax cut proposals and more.
Senator Erin Tobin's legislative priorities
Senator Tobin is committee chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee and was a prime sponsor of Senate Bill 1, which adds more qualifying conditions for medical cannabis. She discusses that bill and other bills she has introduced or plans to introduce.
Take a deep dive into politics with the Political Junkies
Lisa Hager and Dave Wiltse are political scientists from South Dakota State University. They join In the Moment to discuss the bills they're watching and the ones they find concerning.
Advocating for transgender South Dakotans
Susan Williams founded the Transformation Project after her son came out as transgender. The organization seeks to create a welcoming, supportive culture for transgender kids and adults in the state. Here's how she sees that happening.

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Ellen Koester is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.
Ari Jungemann is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.