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SDPB broadcasts, streams and archives the legislative issues and actions that comprise your elective state government.


Statehouse – SDPB1: Fridays, 8pm (7 MT). Weekly wrap-up of legislative events.

Statehouse House – SDPB2: Weekdays, 2pm (1 MT) & 1pm (noon MT) last day of legislative week. Live, daily coverage from the House floor.

Statehouse Senate – SDPB2: Weekdays, after Statehouse House. Recorded coverage from the Senate floor.

State Press Briefings – SDPB2: 9:30am (8:30 MT). Last day of legislative week. Live coverage of gubernatorial, Republican & Democratic media briefings.

South Dakota Focus

SDPB1: Thursday, Jan. 10, 8pm (7 MT) Live from Pierre, host Stephanie Rissler discusses the 2019 legislative session with majority and minority leaders from the House and Senate.


(And streamed online at Legislative updates from the SDPB News team, including daily updates from Political Reporter Lee Strubinger in Pierre during Morning Edition, In the Moment and All Things Considered. Weekly updates on on SDPB Radio’s Weekly Legislative Podcast.

In the Moment with Lori Walsh

Discussions with lawmakers and South Dakotans about legislation. Miss an episode? Go to InTheMoment

2019 Inaugural Ceremonies – Live Coverage Live on SDPB1: Saturday, Jan. 5, Gubernatorial Inauguration Ceremony, noon (11am MT); Grand March & Inaugural Ball, 6pm (5 MT).

State of the State Address Governor Kristi Noem Tuesday, Jan. 8, 1pm (noon MT) Live on SDPB1, SDPB Radio, and streaming at Encore presentation on SDPB1: Tuesday, January 8, 10:30pm (9:30 MT).

State of the Judiciary Chief Justice David E. Gilbertson, SD Supreme Court Wednesday, Jan. 9 Live on SDPB2 and

State of the Tribes Thursday, Jan. 10 Live on SDPB2 and

The South Dakota Network at links to live & archived legislative coverage. Download the app and stay informed.

SDPB’s legislative coverage is sponsored in part by: SDN Communications, SD State Bar Foundation, Touchstone Energy, Missouri River Energy & Center for Western Studies.