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SD Lawmakers Have to Deal With Extra Money

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SD Lawmakers Have to Deal With Extra Money

South Dakota lawmakers will have to decide what to do with an extra seventy million dollars during the next legislative session.

Changes in bank operations will provide the bonus.

Senate Majority Leader Tim Rave of Baltic says the Governor will probably have some plans for the money during his budget address next week………

Rave says he knows there will be lots of ideas of what to do with the money…………..

Rave says legislators have talked about making policy for one time money, but each situation is unique………

The Governor’s budget address is Tuesday to a joint meeting of the legislature in Pierre.

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