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Planning Committee Continues Work

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Planning Committee Continues Work

The “Legislative Planning Committee” was set up by the South Dakota legislature as a permanent interim group to look at issues over the long term. After some initial confusion over its role, the committee is finding some issues to work with. Member, Senator Ryan Maher of Isabel says it took a while to find their footing…

Maher said they decided to step back a bit, and look at issues more generically. He says this year they are taking more time with workforce and business development…

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