There I go talking to Republicans again.
Rep. Tona Rozum (R-20/Mitchell) doesn’t share Rep. Tom Brunner’s (R-29/Nisland) heartburn over Senate Bill 1, the big road bill the Legislature passed Friday. Rep. Rozum says SB 1 is the best thing to come out of the 2015 Session (followed by juvenile justice reform and the prospect of that Blue Ribbon panel doing something for education):
Rep. Scott Munsterman (R-7/Brookings) agrees that roads and juvenile justice are big deals and adds his not-exactly conservative autism treatment coverage mandate to the list of top achievements for the 2015 Legislature:
Rep. Roger Solum (R-5/Watertown) was also eager Friday to see the road bill pass:
Remember, for all this cheering for the transportation bill, we’re still doing much less than meeting the needs identified by the interim committee that studied South Dakota’s transportation infrastructure.