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Statehouse: Feb 11, 2020

Feb 11, 2020
SDPB

The Statehouse podcast is SDPB Radio's legislative podcast that features a compilation of the top stories coming from Pierre. 

Today you'll hear about the failure of House Bill 1057, and provisions for replacing long-term care facilities.

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

  

Statehouse: Feb 7, 2020

Feb 7, 2020
SDPB

The Statehouse podcast is SDPB Radio's legislative podcast that features a compilation of the top stories coming from Pierre. 

You'll hear about a bill to allow sports gambling in South Dakota has started its journey through the Legislature, and how House Republicans are rejecting an amendment that would add tribal IDs as a valid identification to register to vote. All this and more in today's Statehouse Podcast.

 

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

 

PoliSci Profs: Trump Acquitted

Feb 6, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment ... February 6, 2020 Show 748 Hour 1

Impeachment is over; President Trump has been acquitted. What does this tell us about the state of our democracy? Will the partisan divide be healed in the foreseeable future? To answer these sorts of questions, we invite the PoliSci Professors. Lisa Hager is an assistant professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University, and David Wiltse, he's an associate professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University.​ 

Statehouse: Feb 5, 2020

Feb 5, 2020
SDPB

The Statehouse podcast is SDPB Radio's legislative podcast that features a compilation of the top stories coming from Pierre. 

Today you'll hear how bills from the Reduce the Overall Use of Acute Mental Health Hospitalizations task force are moving through the legislature with widespread support. The Senate Health and Human Services committee has passed three related bills unanimously within the past week. This and more in today's Statehouse podcast.

 

SDPB

In The Moment ... February 5, 2020 Show 747 Hour 2

Local reaction to the State of the Union address, the impeachment process continues, and a look into the ongoing legislative session in Pierre. It's Wednesday and time for our weekly get together with the Dakota Political Junkies. 

Joining us are Jon Schaff, professor of Political Science at Northern State University, and former South Dakota State Senator Tom Dempster.

News: Jan 25 - 31

Jan 31, 2020
SDPB

In this week's news coverage, you'll hear about a proposed ban on banning plastic straws and bags, a roll-back on gun restrictions, an experts take on House Bill 1057, and much more.

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Statehouse: Jan 30, 2020

Jan 30, 2020
SDPB

The Statehouse podcast is SDPB Radio's legislative podcast that features a compilation of the top stories coming from Pierre. 

Governor Kristi Noem delivered the end of the week press conference... this and more in today's Statehouse Podcast.

 

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

Statehouse: Jan 29, 2020

Jan 29, 2020
SDPB

The Statehouse podcast is SDPB Radio's legislative podcast that features a compilation of the top stories coming from Pierre. 

In today's edition, you will hear how Republicans in the House Judiciary committee are pushing forward a bill that criminalizes brokering commercial surrogacy, and an effort to continue rolling back gun restrictions in South Dakota stumbled out of the gate this week in the Legislature, but it’s just the first of several gun debates that will happen this winter in Pierre... All this and more in today's Statehouse Podcast.

 

 

Statehouse: Jan 28, 2020

Jan 28, 2020
SDPB

The Statehouse podcast is SDPB Radio's legislative podcast that features a compilation of the top stories coming from Pierre. 

In today's edition, you will hear about a bill that look to place a ban on the banning of plastic straws and bags. All this and more in today's Statehouse podcast.

 

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

Statehouse: Jan 27, 2020

Jan 27, 2020
SDPB

The Statehouse podcast is SDPB Radio's legislative podcast that features a compilation of the top stories coming from Pierre. 

In today's edition, you will hear about new legislation looking to make hemp a new cash crop, Governor Noem's current take on House bill 1057, and more.

 

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

Statehouse: Jan 23, 2020

Jan 23, 2020
SDPB

The Statehouse podcast is SDPB Radio's legislative podcast that features a compilation of the top stories coming from Pierre. 

In today's edition, you will hear how House Republicans are advancing a bill they say protects transgender children from undergoing irreversible procedures, a school that has adopted the "JAG" program, and more.

 

Statehouse: Jan 22, 2020

Jan 22, 2020
SDPB

The Statehouse podcast is SDPB Radio's legislative podcast that features a compilation of the top stories coming from Pierre. 

In today's edition, you will hear a report from the Dakota Political Junkies, how House Republicans are advancing a bill they say protects transgender children from undergoing irreversible procedures, and more.

 

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

 

When Ryan Maher looks at the administration of the two state universities in the Black Hills, he sees costly duplication. 

 

Poll: More Disapprove Of Noem Than Approve

Jan 17, 2020

More South Dakota registered voters disapprove than approve of the job Gov. Kristi Noem is doing, according to new poll results. 

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 16, 2020 Show 735 Hour 2

South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson delivered his 19th and final State of the Judiciary address Wednesday. Gilbertson joins to further elaborate where he believes South Dakota has improved, and where there is still work to be done.

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 16, 2020 Show 735 Hour 2

Jason Ravnsborg is South Dakota's Attorney General. Ravnsborg holds the power of attorney in representing South Dakota in all legal matters. He joined Lori to talk about what he believes should be top of mind for our legislators in 2020.

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 16, 2020 Show 735 Hour 2

Today is Interfaith Day in Pierre. Constanza Hagmaier is the bishop of the South Dakota Synod, ELCA and Taneeza Islam is with South Dakota Voices for Peace. They join us to discuss this very special day in Pierre.

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 16, 2020 Show 735 Hour 1

Lee Qualm (R) represents District 21 and is the house majority leader. Kris Langer (R) represents District 25 and is the senate majority leader. The two joined us to discuss what they are hoping to see get done during the 2020 legislative session. 

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 16, 2020 Show 735 Hour 1

Troy Heinert (D) represents District 26 and is the senate minority leader, and Jamie Smith (D) represents District 15 and is the house minority leader. They join us to discuss their goals for the 2020 legislative session.

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

Seth Tupper

U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., avoided criticizing or defending President Trump on Thursday when Thune fielded questions about impeachment during a visit to Rapid City.

“I think you can argue about whether or not the judgment the president exercised was appropriate,” Thune said, “but it’s pretty hard in my view to see a case where you would argue that this would be an impeachable offense. I don’t think it reaches that level based on what I’ve seen so far.”

Congressman Johnson Discusses Impeachment

Dec 27, 2019

Dusty Johnson was elected to Congress during a turbulent time in American history. Months later he would vote no as the U.S. House of Representatives debated articles of impeachment for President Donald Trump.

Congressman Johnson sits down with SDPB's Lori Walsh for an in-depth conversation about impeachment. He also discusses the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, the National Defense Authorization Act, and his plan for addressing the high cost of prescription drugs in America. 

Dusty Johnson Introduces FEEDD Act to Congress

Jun 18, 2019

Wet weather threatens regional corn and soybean production and the state’s livestock producers are concerned about providing feed for their cattle.

South Dakota’s Congressional Representative Dusty Johnson has introduced the FEEDD  Act, a bill allowing farmers to harvest cover crops, used to hold soil in place, earlier in the year.

Johnson says plant prevention insurance claims are made when farmers are prevented from planting crops and they are expected to plant a cover crop on the unutilized acres.

Dusty Johnson Introduces FEEDD Act to Congress

Jun 18, 2019

Wet weather threatens regional corn and soybean production and the state’s livestock producers are concerned about providing feed for their cattle.

South Dakota’s Congressional Representative Dusty Johnson has introduced the FEEDD  Act, a bill allowing farmers to harvest cover crops, used to hold soil in place, earlier in the year.

Johnson says plant prevention insurance claims are made when farmers are prevented from planting crops and they are expected to plant a cover crop on the unutilized acres.

In The Moment ... March 7, 2019 Show 530 Hour 2

Today is the last day for the legislature to pass bills out of both chambers. SDPB's Lee Strubinger and Cara Hetland got together to discuss some of the top issues facing lawmakers.

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

SDPB

In The Moment ... February 1, 2019 Show 507 Hour 1

Senate Bill 47 allowing constitutional carry in South Dakota was signed into law Thursday by Governor Kristi Noem.

SDPB Political Reporter Lee Strubinger says other bills dealing with concealed carry are still working their way through the legislature.

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

SDPB

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.

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In The Moment ... December 3, 2018 Show 471 Hour 1

Jon Schaff, is political science professor from Northern State University in Aberdeen. From time to time, he lectures on George McGovern. He joins us today with more on this once presidential candidate.

Kevin Woster

SDPB's Kevin Woster spent Election Day 2018 driving across the state to see a pair of mules. Woster joins In the Moment host Lori Walsh to talk about good friends and good animals.

In The Moment ... June 7, 2018 Show 353 Hour 1 

SDPB's Kevin Woster joins the program for a look at how South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard fares against President Donald Trump in the polls, the power of a packed ballot, and the residue of negative campaign tactics.

New York Times

In The Moment ... May 31, 2018 Show 348 Hour 2

Consider, for a moment, the year 1968. The Tet offensive. The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. The assassination of Bobby Kennedy. America was embroiled in divisiveness, even as passionate voices such as Kennedy's called out for change. Consider the lessons of history for today.

June 5th marks the 50th anniversary of Bobby Kennedy's death. Bill Walsh joins us today. He's a longtime friend of the Kennedy family, a former campaign advisor for Edward Kennedy, and the former owner of the Franklin Hotel in Deadwood.

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