District 24 Legislators Field Questions At Forum

A bill that would alter when children start their schooling is moving through the South Dakota Legislature. District 24 State Senator Jeff Monroe of Pierre says H-B 1256 raises the age from seven to nine years old when a child must be in kindergarten. Currently a child must be in kindergarten by age seven…

Representative Tim Rounds of Pierre doesn’t like the way the bill is currently written…

Representative Mary Duvall of Pierre says she’s not sure why the bill is being brought forward…

The District 24 legislative delegation took questions for over 90 minutes Saturday during a legislative coffee at Magpie’s in Fort Pierre. The event was the second of four coffees sponsored by the League of Women Voter’s –Pierre and the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce.