Statehouse Podcast: IM-22 Repeal Begins, Wollman Resigns, Wilson Picked To Head Air Force

Jan 23, 2017

Eighth-District State Representative Matthew Wollman has resigned his seat, days after admitting to sexual contact with two Legislative interns. Governor Daugaard says it's the right move and he'll work to appoint replacement.

President Donald Trump has nominated South Dakota School of Mines President Dr. Heather Wilson as Secretary of Air Force. Wilson graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1982, worked under President George H. W. Bush on National Security Council, and represented New Mexico in the US House for 11 years. 

The House State Affairs committee is kick starting the repeal of Initiated Measure 22. After two hours of testimony the group voted in favor of sending a repeal to the house floor. IM-22 supporters say voters will remember the slight against them.