SB100 defeated at Senate Education Committee

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- A bill to set up the “Stronger Families Scholarship Program” was heard in front of the South Dakota Senate’s Education Committee Tuesday.

The bills prime sponsor is Senator Al Novstrup of Aberdeen.

Laura Ringling from the Governors office spoke in support of the bill.

Senator Steve Kolbeck of Sioux Falls said there were too many problems with the proposal.

The vote to effectively kill the bill was four to two.