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Senate advances first trust bill since Pandora Papers report | Feb 02


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On today's update...

The state Senate is quickly moving a bill that modifies several provisions of the state’s trust law. It’s the first since a block buster report that detailed the state’s trust law.

South Dakota Senators have reinstated one of their own, after a brief investigation into a harassment claim. Republican Senator Julie Frye-Mueller was suspended from the Senate after leadership became aware of an interaction with staff.

The South Dakota House is advancing a proposed ballot measure that opens the door to work requirements for people covered by Medicaid expansion.  

A legislative panel is advancing a bill prohibiting ranked-choice voting.

The South Dakota Senate is approving Matt Althoff to lead the Department of Social Services.

A bill made to place limitations on legislative member’s out-of-state travel went down in flames in the House.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.