Democratic Leaders Address Media At Capitol Thursday

Democratic leaders in the South Dakota Legislature addressed reporters Thursday as the fifth week of the busy legislative session called it a day early to due snowy travel conditions. Senator Troy Heinert of Mission says the Senate State Affairs Committee considered a bill, sponsored by Senator Majority Leader Billie Sutton, which would restore campaign finance limits put into law by I-M 22…

Heinert says called it frustrating….

House Minority Leader Spencer Hawley of Brookings says HB 1196 came before to the House Floor Wednesday. The bill would require petition circulators to include a wide range of identifying traits on their affidavit including things like library cards, utility bills and phone number prefix..

Hawley says he was “flabbergasted” that the bill was passed by the House.