Legislative recap held at LATC  (Audio)

March 29, 2023

WATERTOWN, S.D.–A recap of the 2023 South Dakota legislative session was held last night at Lake Area Technical College.

Local lawmakers were on hand to talk about the accomplishments of the recently-completed session in Pierre.

Senate President Lee Schoenbeck tells KWAT News there was some good work done…….

As for disappointments…

House Speaker Hugh Bartels says the three-tenths of one percent cut in the state sales and use tax that will sunset in four years was a compromise….

Two topics will be part of summer studies by the Legislature. They are county revenue needs, and the current financial issues facing many of South Dakota’s nursing homes…