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SD FOCUS Live from Pierre: 2020 SD Legislative Leadership
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Legislators Heinert, Langer, Qualm & Smith are live from Pierre.

Live from Pierre, host Stephanie Rissler discusses the 2020 legislative session with majority and minority leaders from the South Dakota House and Senate, Thursday, January 16, 8pm (7 MT) on SDPBTV-1 and

Guests include:

Sen. Troy Heinert (D) Mission – SD Senate Minority Leader

Sen. Kris Langer (R) Dell Rapids – SD Senate Majority Leader

Rep. Lee Qualm (R) Platte – SD House Majority Leader

Rep. Jamie Smith (D) Sioux Falls - SD House Minority Leader

Legislative leaders join SDPB live from the Rotunda at the State Capitol in Pierre to discuss the topics lawmakers and South Dakotans will be discussing and debating this legislative session.

South Dakotans are invited to join the conversation via text at 956-7372 or email at


South Dakota FOCUS provides in-depth conversations about the issues and events that directly impact South Dakotans. South Dakota FOCUS is hosted by Stephanie Rissler and airs live Thursdays at 8pm (7 MT) on SDPBTV-1 and Watch recent and archived episodes at