Joint Committee on Appropriations to meet Thursday to address the Corrections Department

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- The Joint Committee on Appropriations of the South Dakota legislature holds their first meeting of the interim on Thursday.

Co-chair, Senator Jean Hunhoff of Yankton says the Corrections Department and Secretary Kellie Wasko will be in the spotlight.

Hunhoff says they want to hear Wasko’s assessment of the department.

Hunhoff says they hope to have a comprehensive plan at the end of the summer studies.

The Appropriations Committee will also review letters of intent from a number of state agencies.