Matters of the State: Prisons, pipelines and pheasants
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - This week on Matters of the State, we take a closer look at the war in Israel.
Washing Bureau reporter Peter Zampa joins us to discuss the reaction on Capitol Hill to the Biden Administration’s request for $105 billion, which includes aid for Israel and Ukraine, as well as the latest on chaos in the U.S. House.
South Dakota Department of Corrections officials celebrate the groundbreaking for a new women’s prison in Rapid City, while Lincoln County residents continue to push back against plans for a new men’s prison. Our I-Team also looks at the latest assault on a correctional officer at the state penitentiary.
New polling suggests 1 in 4 South Dakotans want to see Gov. Noem on a 2024 Presidential ticket, despite a dipping approval rating.
A summer study on sustainable funding for long-term care in South Dakota has finalized its recommendations for the state legislature to consider in January. Yankton Senator Jean Hunhoff discusses some of possibilities.
Matters of the State airs Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. on KSFY and 10 a.m. on KOTA.
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