South Dakota Politics

Statehouse: Feb 21

Feb 21, 2020
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The Statehouse podcast is SDPB Radio's legislative podcast that features a compilation of the top stories coming from Pierre.

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

Statehouse: Feb 20

Feb 20, 2020
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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 Senate Bill 6, and why SD lawmakers are keeping ingestion of a controlled substance a felony.

 

 

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

Retired Sioux Falls Argus-Leader editor David Kranz has died.  The veteran reporter and manager retired from his media career in 20-10.  The Journalist-in-Residence at the University of South Dakota, Chuck Baldwin, worked for Kranz for several years. 

“If I had to guess, I would think he would have been most proud of his efforts to treat everyone fairly.  Which of course—I think it was in the Thune-Daschle race, and the Republican blogs had so-called information on how biased David was.  That was just not David—he was very proud of giving people equal treatment and being fair.”

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In the Moment ... April 4, 2018 Show 308 Hour 2

Today we welcome Dakota Political Junkies Roger Whittle and J.J. Perry to the program.

Roger Whittle is Watertown Public Opinion managing editor. J.J. Perry is Executive Editor for Aberdeen American News.

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In The Moment ... November 22, 2017 Show 226 Hour 2

Jon Hunter is publisher of the Madison Daily Leader. He joins us for our weekly state politics update. Today we talk about the Keystone pipeline leak and potential political implications as well as recent comments by South Dakota’s Congressional delegation regarding politics and accusations of sexual harassment.

In The Moment ... October 19, 2017 Show 202 Hour 2

Extreme natural disasters in the 1930s spurred conversations about supporting American farmers in innovative and desperately needed ways. Farm Bills are messy, complicated, and oft-criticized omnibus legislative packages. SDPB's Lee Strubinger joins us for some historical perspective on the Farm Bill and how it impacts you.

In The Moment ... October 17, 2017 Show 200 Hour 1

The Government Accountability Task Force met for the final time yesterday. They're a summer study group tasked by the state legislature to take a closer look at campaign finance issues and limits in South Dakota. Yesterday, the task force passed along several proposals for the legislature to consider next session. Joining us to unpack those bills is SDPB's Lee Strubinger.

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In The Moment ... September 27, 2017 Show 186 Hour 2

Roger Whittle (Watertown Public Opinion) and Dana Ferguson (Argus Leader Media) discuss the latest headlines in state political news. Today we talk about the consequences of a tasteless meme, and the role of religion in the upcoming race for governor.

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In The Moment ... August 23, 2107 Show 162 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Seth Tupper (Rapid City Journal reporter) and Jon Hunter (Madison Daily Leader publisher) join us for our weekly round-table conversation about South Dakota politics. Today we talk about self-described “Wingnuts,” non-partisan elections, citizen democracy, and national calls to tear down a presidential statue in Rapid City.

Author Paul Higbee is with us for a look at South Dakota’s “Cowboy Governor” Tom Berry. We talk dustbowls, debt, and Democrats.