Questions remain how to run session during a pandemic

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) — South Dakota legislative leaders are working out the details of how to run the 2021 session in the midst of the Covid-19

Incoming House Majority Leader, Representative Kent Peterson of Salem, says they want to hold most meetings in person, in Pierre if possible

Peterson says they are making changes in procedure to protect legislators, their staff, and the public

Peterson says they may have to modify their rules to be able to make quick decisions

Senator Helene Duhamel of Rapid City tested positive for Covid-19 following the Governor’s budget address last Tuesday.