The 2024 South Dakota legislative session got underway yesterday with Governor Noem’s State of the State address. Senate majority leader from District 8, Casey Crabbtree says he’s excited about the upcoming legislative session. 



Crabtree talked about some of the key topics from Governor Noem’s address and where he thinks priorities lie when it comes to this year’s legislative session.



Yesterday was the first of 38 scheduled days for the South Dakota Legislature. The Joint Appropriations Committee met yesterday afternoon with a review of Gov. Noem’s proposed fiscal year 2025 budget. Additional legislative committees begin meeting today.


Legislators are also scheduled to hear the annual State of the Judiciary address today at 11 a.m. CT and the State of the Tribes address at 1p.m. CT.