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Committee Begins Work

Committee Begins Work

While the South Dakota legislature gets underway this week, it will take a few days for introduced bills to work their way into committee hearings.

Senator Jean Hunhoff of Yankton, Chair of the Health and Human Services Committee, says she wants to use committee time later this week to get updates from several state departments…

 

Hunhoff says they should hear if the Health Department is having success in their wellness programs…

 

Hunhoff says they need to see if state dollars are having any health pay off…

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