Local

Planning Committee To Meet

Photo: WNAX AM

Planning Committee To Meet

The Legislative Planning Committee meets today in Pierre.

The agenda includes a study of workforce development and a strategic planning session.

Senator Tom Jones of Viborg says he isn’t sure what kind of conclusion they will have…

 

Jones says he doesn’t think they will have many solid recommendations on the workforce development issue…

 

A number of legislators have questioned the purpose and mission of the committee, which was set up to be permanent by last year’s legislature. Jones says they have had mixed meetings this year…

 

Legislators are gathering in Pierre ahead of the Governor’s budget address set for tomorrow afternoon.

 

Recent Headlines

in Lifestyle, National

Gas prices jump 13 cents; could climb further

Fresh
gas

The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped in the past two weeks to $2.58.

in Local

City Budget Process Begins

Ykn City Commission seal 92313

The Yankton City Commission has begun the initial work to put together a budget for 2016.

in Local

Nebraska May Increase Spending

Tyson Larson

Nebraska lawmakers will get their first official look at the budget this week.

in Local

Electric Rates Could Increase

electric poles

Many electric consumers in South Dakota could see their bills go up this year.

in Local

Senior Abuse To Be Studied

state capitol pierre

While the Executive Board of the South Dakota legislature will set up summer study committees, there is one task force that was already authorized by lawmakers in this year’s session.