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FRONTLINE Preview: "President Biden"

Jan 19, 2021
FRONTLINE

In The Moment … January 19th, 2021 Show 974 Hour 2

Supreme Court Report With Mike Thompson

Jan 19, 2021
NPR

In The Moment … January 19th, 2021 Show 974 Hour 2

 The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures by the government. Today we explore three U.S. Supreme Court cases that deal with elements of Fourth Amendment criminal procedure.  Guest: Mike Thompson, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Sioux Falls. 

 

In The Moment … January 19th, 2021 Show 974 Hour 1

SDPB

In The Moment … January 19th, 2021 Show 974 Hour 1

One of the traditions in the opening days of the state legislature is an address from the Chief Justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court. This year, after the retirement of Chief Justice David Gilbertson, the court has a new leader. Chief Justice Steven Jensen spoke to a joint session of the state legislature last week. He praised his predecessor and outlined several new initiatives for legislative consideration.

 

SDPB

In The Moment … January 15th, 2021 Show 973 Hour 1

From the state home for veterans West River, to a new veterans cemetery East River, to every community large and small in between, the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs serves those who served us.

Guests: Greg Whitlock, Secretary of the SD Dept of Veterans Afairs, and Aaron Pollard, Deputy Secretary.

SDPB

In The Moment … January 15th, 2021 Show 973 Hour 1

The Governor of South Dakota delivers a "State of the State" address to the opening day of the state legislature. The address typically offers a mix of accomplishments from the previous year and plans for the year ahead.  Governor Kristi Noem addressed the state legislature Tuesday. Her initiatives this year included an abortion ban, expansion of broadband services, ag industry investment, civics education, and scholarships.  

SDSC

In The Moment … January 14th, 2021 Show 972 Hour 2

Steven Jensen is the new Chief Justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court. Yesterday he addressed a joint session of the state legislature for the first time. Guest: Chief Justice Jenson. 

  

In Their Own Words

Jan 14, 2021
SDPB

In The Moment … January 14th, 2021 Show 972 Hour 1

On The Other Hand With Kevin Woster

Jan 14, 2021
SDPB

In The Moment … January 14th, 2021 Show 972 Hour 1

Donald Trump is the first U.S. President to be impeached twice by the House of Representatives. The president has been charged with incitement of insurrection. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi signed the article on the same podium that was stolen from her office on January 6 by a member of the mob who stormed the U.S. Capitol.  Guest: SDPB's Kevin Woster. You can find his work on our website SDPB.org/Woster. 

   

SDPB

In The Moment January 12th, 2021 Show 971 Hour 1

In The Moment … January 12th, 2021 Show 971 Hour 1 On January 8, Governor Kristi Noem was published in The Federalist. She condemned the violence in the U.S. Capitol the day before. She said the Republican Party had failed Americans and that needed to change. She called the incoming Democratic Senators from Georgia "communists." She said "few American children have been taught the history of our decades-long fight to defeat communism." Today we're going to check in on a few basic definitions as we move ahead to the legislative session.

SDPB Forecasts Statehouse 2021

Jan 12, 2021

In The Moment January 12th, 2021 Show 971 Hour 1

Lawmakers gather in Pierre today for the official beginning of the state legislative session. Governor Kristi Noem gives her State of the State speech at 1 p.m. CDT / 12 p.m. MDT. 

Guests: Lee Strubinger, Politics and Public Policy reporter, Seth Tupper , Business and Economic Development reporterm and Jackie Hendry, host of South Dakota Focus on SDPB-TV.

South Dakota Democratic Leadership Talk 2021 Goals

Jan 12, 2021

In The Moment January 12th, 2021 Show 971 Hour 1

The South Dakota Legislative Session kicks off today with Governor Kristi Noem's State of the State speech. State Democrats hold fewer seats in the state legislature than they did last session.  

Guests: Representative Jamie Smith, Minority Leader of the House, and Senator Troy Heinart, Minority Leader of the Senate.

Motion Array

In The Moment … January 11th, 2021 Show 970 Hour 2

In The Moment … January 11th, 2021 Show 970 Hour 1

South Dakota's system of assessing property taxes is complex, particularly for agricultural land. In 2012 the system was changed from value-based to a system based on crop production per acre. The 2020 Legislature approved changes in the assessment formula and process by which landowners ask for property tax adjustments. Guests: Ag Land Assessment task force 

 

Preview: FRONTLINE "A Thousand Cuts"

Jan 8, 2021
FRONTLINE

In The Moment … January 8th, 2021 Show 969 Hour 1

PBS Newshour

We examine the events that led up to the January 6th violent disruption of the democratic process inside the U.S. Capitol building. We'll recap how a mob of pro-Trump extremists breached the barriers of the Capitol and gained access to both chambers of Congress, temporarily interrupting the official Congressional certification of state election results. 

 

Guests 1 (00:00): U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson.

Guests 2 (16:46): Lisa Hager and David Wiltse, professors of political science at South Dakota State University. 

Dakota Political Junkies

Jan 6, 2021
SDPB

In The Moment … January 6th, 2021 Show 967 Hour 2 A joint session of Congress is underway this hour to formally count the votes of the electoral college.  Meanwhile, outgoing South Dakota House Speaker Steve Haugaard attended a "Stop the Steal" rally in Sioux Falls over the weekend - an event that was also attended by members of the Proud Boys. Guests: Mike Card & Tom Dempster 

 

$5 Million In Meat Processing Grants, Explained

Jan 6, 2021
Lura Roti

In The Moment … January 6th, 2021 Show 967 Hour 1 One hurdle facing those wanting to raise livestock and sell directly to consumers is production capacity. Five million dollars in meat processing grants have been announced to help address this issue and more via a program proposed by Gov. Noem during the state budget address.  Guest: Hunter Roberts, South Dakota Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources