South Dakota leaders previews this week legislative sessions

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- Legislators are back in Pierre for another four-day week.

House Majority Leader Kent Peterson of Salem says budget discussions will get more intense.

Peterson says bills will move or die this week.

Senate Minority Leader Troy Heinert of Mission says he expects a lot of budget talk this week.

Legislators could have up to three hundred million dollars in one time money this year.

Heinert says there should be more attention to individual Covid-19 related costs.

Heinert says some people are facing huge medical bills.

This is crossover week, where all bills must be passed out of their original chamber by Thursday.

The final day of the main run is March 11th