Dakota Political Junkies

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In The Moment ... June 19, 2019 Show 599 Hour 2

A picture has created havoc during this year's Girls State and petition drives are underway to subvert South Dakota's current Initiated Measure process.

Dakota Political Junkies Noel Hamiel and Jon Hunter join Lori Walsh for the weekly political roundtable.

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Dakota Political Junkies

Jun 12, 2019
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In The Moment ... June 12, 2019 Show 594 Hour 2

It's that time of the week where we bring in the Dakota Political Junkies. Today we have Jonathan Ellis with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader and Jon Schaff, political science professor at Northern State University in Aberdeen.

Today the discussion includes the Keystone KL Pipeline and Hemp/2019 Farm Bill.

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In The Moment ... June 5, 2019 Show 589 Hour 2

What happened to funding for the Mni Wiconi Water Project? How devastating is the impact of flooding in Pennington County? What are the results of Tuesday's municipal election in Rapid City?

Rapid City Journal Enterprise Reporter Seth Tupper joins SDPB's Lori Walsh to discuss these issues.

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In The Moment ... May 29, 2019 Show 584 Hour 2

The ACLU is asking a federal court to step in and prevent South Dakota from enforcing the new "riot boosting" law ... and a feather in the cap at graduation causes a stir.

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Schaff and Jon Hunter dig into the issues in SDPB's weekly political roundtable. 

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May 22, 2019
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In The Moment ... May 22, 2019 Show 581 Hour 2

Government transparency, high taxes, and former Senator Tom Daschle joins a cannabis investment company.

Dakota Political Junkies Roger Whittle and Jonathan Ellis join guest host Stephanie Rissler for this week's roundtable. 

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In The Moment ... May 15, 2019 Show 576 Hour 2

South Dakota High School students propose a deeper look at "In God We Trust." U.S. Senator John Thune calls for trade deals that fuel economic growth. Madison Daily Leader publisher Jon Hunter joins In the Moment host Lori Walsh to discuss this week's political headlines.

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In The Moment ... May 8, 2019 Show 571 Hour 2

The Dakota Political Junkies discuss the debate over Initiated Measure 24's constitutionality and the Oglala Sioux Tribe's ban on Governor Kristi Noem coming to the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Former legislator and South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Famer Noel Hamiel and Watertown Public Opinion managing editor Roger Whittle are this week's panel.

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In The Moment ... May 1, 2019 Show 566 Hour 2

A South Dakota lawmaker is accusing Congressman Dusty Johnson of intimidation. It's just one of the topics addressed by the Dakota Political Junkies.

This week's panelists are Jonathan Ellis, investigative reporter for the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, and Jon Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader. 

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In The Moment ... April 24, 2019 Show 561 Hour 2

Representative Dusty Johnson recently made a trip the the U.S./Mexico border and South Dakota journalists travel to Washington D.C. in the ongoing quest for SNAP benefit data the USDA deems confidential.

Dakota Political Junkies Noel Hamiel and Jon Schaff take on these issues among others. 

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In The Moment ... April 17, 2019 Show 558 Hour 2

2018 gubernatorial candidate Billie Sutton has announced a new bi-partisan leadership program.

Dakota Political Junkies Seth Tupper and Jonathan Ellis visit about the program as well as the latest on CBD oils in South Dakota, American Indian voting-rights, Paul Erickson and more.

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Apr 10, 2019
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In The Moment ... April 10, 2019 Show 553 Hour 2

Governor Kristi Noem was in Watertown Tuesday to talk about job development. While she was there she announced the reopening of the state's Emergency Command Center in anticipation of another winter storm.

Meanwile, Senator John Thune is working to battle those annoying robo-calls.

The Dakota Political Junkies discuss the issues. Roger Whittle joins from a snowy Watertown while Jon Hunter joins from a lightning-struck Madison. 

Dakota Political Junkies: Interim Studies

Apr 3, 2019
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In The Moment ... April 3, 2019 Show 548 Hour 2

The South Dakota Legislature will conduct interim studies of industrial hemp and the meth epidemic as they look ahead to the 2020 session.

And, Representative Scyller Borlum is traveling the state and talking with people about how to make education in rural South Dakota more accessible.

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In The Moment ... March 27, 2019 Show 544 Hour 2

S0uth Dakota's Democratic Party has new leadership, the Trump Administration announces a Presidential Task Force on Protecting Native American Children in the Indian Health Service System, and a look at flooding from both sides of the state.

Dakota Political Junkies Jonathan Ellis of the Sioux Falls Argus Leader and Seth Tupper of the Rapid City Journal discuss the issues.

  Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

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In The Moment ... March 20, 2019 Show 539 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter of the Madison Daily Leader and Roger Whittle of the Watertown Public Opinion get together for In The Moment's weekly politics roundtable.

They discuss Governor Kristi Noem's signings of Capitol carry and "In God We Trust" legislation along with last night's Augustana Boe Forum that featured Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.

  Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

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In The Moment ... March 13, 2019 Show 534 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Seth Tupper and Jon Schaff visit about news from the State Capitol in Pierre on the 39th and final day of the 2019 South Dakota Legislature.

Items include the Keystone XL bills, money for nursing homes, hemp, and more.

  Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

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In The Moment ... March 6, 2019 Show 529 Hour 2

A university free speech bill has been revived, legalized sports betting in South Dakota could go to the 2020 ballot, and Governor Noem proposes bills in anticipation of Keystone XL protests.

Dakota Political Junkies Jonathan Ellis of the Sioux Falls Argus Leader and Jon Hunter of the Madison Daily Leader talk about the issues.

  Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

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In The Moment ... February 27, 2019 Show 524 Hour 2

Representative Dusty Johnson votes with House Democrats to block President Trump's emergency declaration. South Dakota's U.S. Senators vote on a Abortion Survivors Bill. Plus, the latest from the state legislature.

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Schaff and Roger Whittle join In The Moment.

  Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University.

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In The Moment ... February 20, 2019 Show 519 Hour 2

Noel Hamiel, Former State Legislator and member of the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame, and Jon Hunter, publisher from the Madison Daily Leader, joined In The Moment to analyze the top political headlines of the week.

Today’s conversation was centered around sports betting in Deadwood and transgender legislation.

 

Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University.

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In The Moment ... January 30, 2019 Show 505 Hour 2

A bill that allows permitless concealed carry has passed the legislature and awaits Governor Kristi Noem's signature.

The Dakota Political Junkies, Noel Hamiel and Jon Hunter, discuss the bill and other highlights from this year's legislative session in Pierre. 

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In The Moment ... January 23, 2019 Show 500 Hour 2

The Dakota Political Junkies analyzed the South Dakota legislative session. From the lawsuit of a lobbyist to the civics education and concealed carry, we'll hit the highlights before this afternoon's budget address.

Today we were joined by Jonathan Ellis, with the Sioux Falls "Argus Leader" and Roger Whittle, managing editor of the Watertown "Public Opinion."

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In The Moment ... January 16, 2019 Show 496 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Noel Hamiel and Jon Schaff visit about news coming out of the 2019 legislative session in Pierre.

They also discuss President Trump's recent Tweet that has many upset at his reference to Wounded Knee in a barb directed at Senator Elizabeth Warren and her husband.

Dakota Political Junkies: State Of The State

Jan 9, 2019
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In The Moment ... January 9, 2019 Show 491 Hour 2

Governor Kristi Noem delivered her first State of the State address in Pierre Tuesday.

The Dakota Political Junkies, Seth Tupper of the Rapid City Journal and Jon Hunter of the Madison Daily Leader, discuss what they describe as a "very different" address. 

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In The Moment ... December 19, 2018 Show 483 Hour 2

We review the top news stories of 2018. A deeper look at the new farm bill and a discussion of Time Magazine's Person of the Year.

We're joined by former South Dakota lawmaker and member of the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame, Noel Hamiel. And publisher of the Madison Daily Leader, Jon Hunter.

Dakota Political Junkies: A New Farm Bill

Dec 13, 2018

In The Moment ... December 12, 2018 Show 478 Hour 2

U.S. Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds are rallying behind a new farm bill that passed yesterday in the Senate. Thune, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, says input from the state's farmers and ranchers helped craft the bill that passed by a vote of 87-13.

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Schaff and Roger Whittle discuss the new farm bill along with appointments to Governor-elect Kristi Noem's staff.

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In The Moment ... November 21, 2018 Show 465 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Seth Tupper and Roger Whittle join us for a look at the week's top political headlines. Today we discuss new Democratic leadership in the state legislature and South Dakota campaign finance laws.

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In the Moment brings you special post-election coverage with insight from SDPB's reporters, analysis from politial scientiests and the Dakota Political Junkies, and thoughts on lessons learned from state legislative and state party leaders.

SDPB's Lee Strubinger and Jackie Hendry recap Election Night in South Dakota.

Black Hills State University's Pam Carriveau discusses the statewide bollot questions and how South Dakotans spoke on citizen democracy.

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Oct 24, 2018
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In The Moment ... October 24. 2018 Show 447 Hour 2

We're two weeks out from the 2018 election.

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter and Roger Whittle joined In The Moment today for a look at a governor's race that's capturing national attention, anticipation for independent polling numbers, and some insight into this year's ballot questions.

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Oct 3, 2018
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In The Moment ... October 3. 2018 Show 435 Hour 2

We're just a month away from the November election.

In today’s show we visited about the race for governor along with South Dakota's congressional reaction to this week's announcement of a new trade deal with Canada, replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Jon Hunter, Publisher of the Madison Daily Leader and Jonathan Ellis, Investigative Reporter with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, joined this week’s Dakota Political Junkies. 

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Oct 1, 2018
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In The Moment ... September 26. 2018 Show 430 Hour 2

Each week, In The Moment gathers the week it is in politics. We then bring in our Dakota Political Junkies to provide their knowledge.

Today we welcomed in Jonathan Ellis, Argus Leader investigative reporter, and Dana Ferguson, Argus Leader watchdog/politics reporter.

 

 

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