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Budget, pipelines and elections to round out last week of session | Mar 04

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On today's update...

State lawmakers are heading into the final week of legislative session. As SDPB's Lee Strubinger reports, there are a few outstanding topics lawmakers have left to consider.

A bill requiring the Department of Health to create a video explaining the state's abortion law is heading to the governor's desk. The legislature has given its final approval on HB 1224.

A group of bills aimed at pipeline regulation and landowner rights are fighting their way to the legislative finish line. The three bills have been a point of contention for lawmakers this session.

A major Aberdeen manufacturing plant that employs more than 300 people is closing its doors. Banner Engineering will close its plant at the end of the year.

And more.

Krystal is the local host of "All Things Considered."