Erin Healy

SD Legislative Research Council

South Dakota's 2020 "riot boosting" law has been approved by the state House and is on its way to the Senate. The controversial bill is a rewrite of last year's law, found largely unconstitutional by a federal judge. Advocates say this version ensures safe and peaceful protests, but opponents say it still deters free speech and assembly and pits government against tribes. For more of this story, click on the audio arrow.

SDPB's Victoria Wicks has this report, with rotunda audio contributed by Lee Strubinger.

News: Sep 14 - 20

Sep 20, 2019
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Welcome to this week’s news podcast. This week you’ll hear about The Oglala Lakota Tribe becoming the first in the region to pass laws adding protections for LGBT people, House Minority Whip Erin Healy and House Speaker Steve Haugaard join us to talk pre-k, the Political Junkies discuss STAR Academy and more.

Josh Haiar

In The Moment ... September 16, 2019 Show 659 Hour 2

In February, the South Dakota Legislature killed a bill that would have established a committee to study South Dakota's pre-kindergarten programs.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... July 23, 2019 Show 621 Hour 2

The South Dakota Legislature is developing a clearer picture of access to mental health services in the state with the goal of improving that access and helping South Dakotans find those services closer to home.

State Representative Erin Healy serves as co-chair of the Task Force to Reduce the Overall Use of Acute Mental Health Hospitalizations.

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In The Moment ... December 17, 2018 Show 481 Hour 1

Chuck Parkinson is the host of Where Do We Go From Here on SDPB. This month his panel was a group of female freshman legislators. SDPB's Lee Strubinger has this recap.

Adria Botella

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.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 17, 2018 Show 380 Hour 2

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We've invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In the Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Erin Healy. She is a Democrat out of District 14 and is running for state representative.