Recap of first Cracker Barrel held Saturday at NSU

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Saturday was the first of four scheduled Cracker Barrels involving legislators from District 1, 3, & 23 held at NSU.

District 3 Representative Carl Perry talks about the Governor’s request to repeal the grocery tax that cleared the House Taxation Committee he serves on.

District 3 Representative Brandei Schaefbauer discussed a bill dealing with medical cannabis & pregnancy.

District 3 Senator Al Novstrup talks about the bill dealing with foster care that was addressed during the Governor’s State of the State address.

District 23 Senator Bryan Breitling talks about workforce issues.

Last week, The South Dakota Senate suspended the voting rights & committee assignments of Republican Julie Frye-Mueller.  Both Senators Brietling & Novstrup commented on it.  Breitling talks about the process will go forward.

Novstrup compares this to like running a business.

District 1 Representative Tamara St. John commented on the Sanford Underground Lab.

A member of the audience asked about eminent domain with regards to the CO2 pipeline.

District 23 Representative Scott Moore talked about that issue.

District 23 Representative J.D. Wangsness talks about working with landowners on this issue.

This week is the only week the legislature will meet for all five days.

The next Cracker Barrel is 10am, Saturday, February 4th at the Kessler’s Champions Club Room inside the Barnett Center.