South Dakota leaders discuss their progress of the 2023 legislature

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The South Dakota legislature is wrapping up the second week of the session and both parties updated their progress.

Senate Majority Leader Casey Crabtree of Madison says they have good connections with the House.

Crabtree says the Senate moved quickly on the housing bill.

Crabtree says there is strong support for husing bills and programs.

Senate Minority Leader Reynold Nesiba of Sioux Falls says they want to see some progress on cutting the sales tax on groceries this year.

Nesiba says democrats will oppose bills that intrude on personal medical decisions.

Nesiba says democrats want to see movement on critical issues.

Next week will be the end for unlimited bill introductions in this year’s session.