Dakota Political Junkies

Jan 21, 2021

In The Moment … January 21st, 2021 Show 975 Hour 2

We have a new president. A Heavily guarded inauguration ceremony went smoothly as Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States.

How will the country look different under his administration? How is he approaching the pandemic? Are South Dakotans in for any big changes?

And, in one of his last acts as president, Donald Trump raised eyebrows in South Dakota with the pardon of Paul Erickson who was sentenced to seven years in prison last year for defrauding investors.

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

The 2021 Legislative Session is here. We begin with Governor Kristi Noem’s State of the State. Then hear from Tiffany Sanderson, the state's new Secretary of Education. The state's House and Senate minority leaders join us. Plus, we ask how South Dakota Agriculture producers feel about the merger between the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Natural Resources.

In Their Own Words

Jan 14, 2021

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

SDPB News: Sep 2

Sep 2, 2020

How do state lawmakers plan to spend coronavirus relief money sent by the federal government since late March? Plus, how are South Dakota health officials talking about recent coronavirus-related deaths despite seeing large amounts of new cases appearing in the state? All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

News: 10 - 17

Apr 17, 2020

In this week's news podcast, leading state democrats and republicans reflect of the 2020 legislative session, Sanford Research joins us for a talk about hydroxychloroquine and the statewide clinical trial, and much more.

Deb Soholt: Session So Far

Mar 4, 2020
Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... March 4, 2020 Show 766 Hour 2

Deb Soholt is a state senator and represents district 14, Minnehaha County. She joins us to discuss the session so far along with the mental health legislative package.

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

Statehouse: Jan 14, 2020

Jan 14, 2020

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 all about the Governor's State of the State address, and more. 


Deb Soholt Talks 2020 Legislative Session

Jan 14, 2020
Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 14, 2020 Show 733 Hour 1

Governor Kristi Noem is set to deliver her State of the State address today, which marks the beginning of the 2020 legislative session. 

Deb Soholt is a state senator and represents district 14 which is Minnehaha County. This morning, she joined SDPB's Chris Laughery to discuss the session.

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

Legislative Podcast: Bipartisanship Needed On The Big Issues

Jan 15, 2016

On the Legislative Podcast for January 15th, 2016 – Legislators speak on the need for bipartisanship on major issues like school funding and Medicaid expansion.