South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard included a three percent pay raise for state employees in his budget proposal.
The House of Representatives passed a compromise budget deal last week, and then headed out of Washington for the year.
The US House approved a compromise two year spending deal last week, and then adjourned for the year.
The South Dakota Board of Regents would get extra funding from the state next year to freeze tuition for at least one year.
In his budget address to the South Dakota Legislature, Governor Dennis Daugaard did not include funding for an expansion of Medicaid.
October’s deadly tornado is permanently killing jobs in Wayne.
Congressional republicans and democrats are lining up behind a modest but hard-won bipartisan budget agreement that seeks to replace a portion of tough spending cuts facing the Pentagon and domestic agencies.
Local officials from across Nebraska are in Omaha, attending the 119th annual conference of the Nebraska Association of County Officials, or NACO.
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard said in his budget speech to the legislature that he would support increasing state aid to education by three percent.
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has proposed a three percent increase for the states K – 12 schools.