Appropriations Committee To Meet

Appropriations Committee To Meet

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The Joint Committee on Appropriations of the South Dakota Legislature will meet Monday in Pierre. This will be the committee’s third meeting of the interim.

Senator Bill Van Gerpen of Tyndall says they will hear reports of the state’s financial standing at the end of the fiscal year…


Van Gerpen says initial reports show the last year was a good one for the state…


Van Gerpen says the positive results take a lot of pressure off state government and legislators…

The committee will also get reports on Medicaid and education funding.

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