Related Program: Statehouse: SDPB Radio’s Legislative Podcast Statehouse Podcast: Ed Funding, Payday Loans, Medicaid Expansion, Mascots By Kealey Bultena & Gary Ellenbolt & Charles Michael Ray & Jenifer Jones • Feb 24, 2016 Related Program: Statehouse: SDPB Radio’s Legislative Podcast ShareTweetEmail 3rd floor South Dakota Capitol. Credit Jenifer Jones The Statehouse Podcast for February 24th, 2016 includes coverage of legislation on education funding, payday loans, Medicaid expansion, mascots, and more. Listen Listening... / 11:12 Tags: 2016 LegislaturepodcastStatehouseEducaitonFundingPayday LoansMedicaid ExpansionPoliticsShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Payday Loan Bill Dies In House By Charles Michael Ray • Feb 24, 2016 A bill backed by members of the payday loan industry has failed in the South Dakota House of Representatives. Those supporting House Bill 1161 say it adds regulations to businesses that provide short term loans and protects consumers. But opponents call the bill a smokescreen. In committee supporters of House Bill 1161 included owners of payday loan companies and lobbyists for the industry. The bill survived a narrow vote to land on the House floor. Statehouse Podcast: Education, Abortion, Medical Marijuana By Charles Michael Ray • Feb 23, 2016 The Statehouse Podcast for February 23, 2016 includes coverage of legislation on education, abortion, medical marijuana , human trafficking, child pornography, and the transgender bathroom bill. Schoenbeck Considers Resignation By Charles Michael Ray • Feb 23, 2016 A GOP state lawmaker says he is considering resigning after a disagreement with a party leader. State Representative Lee Schoenbeck was barred from the Republican Party caucus this week. Schoenbeck had been critical on social media of some in the GOP for failing to support the half penny sales tax to boost teacher pay in the state. That measure passed by one vote. Some sources reported Schoenbeck planned to resign on Wednesday.