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Changing pronouns in the state constitution

Gov. Kristi Noem is the state's first female governor.

This segment originally aired on In the Moment on SDPB Radio.

House Bill 1175 and Senate Joint Resolution 505 would update the language in the state constitution. It would strike male-only pronouns for governor and other officeholders.

On this International Women's Day, we check in to see where these proposals are at.

Jackie is based out of SDPB's Sioux Falls Studio.
Ellen Koester is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.