News

Legislature Enters Week 2

Legislature Enters Week 2

Photo: WNAX

South Dakota lawmakers are off today and will return to Pierre tomorrow for the start of the second week of the session. Unlimited bill introductions will continue through January 29th.

Representative Jim Bolin of Canton is a member of the Appropriations Committee, and says he supports most of what the Governor has included in his budget proposal…

 

Bolin says having that extra windfall money may take some of the fight out of the budget process…

 

Some lawmakers have been critical of the process that presents the budget as the final bill in the session, sometimes just hours before the final vote and adjournment. Bolin says there is some talk of pushing back the Governor’s budget address…

Recent Headlines

in Local

Questions Headed To South Dakota Ballot

vote

At least two more ballot issues will be in front of South Dakota voters in the 2016 general election.

in Local

Special Election For Vermillion

Vermillion sign

Voters in Vermillion this week decided to keep two ordinances passed by the city council that had been referred.

in Local

Positive Outlook For Minnesota Economy

money 10 dollar bill

A new government survey finds business services firms remain positive about Minnesota's economy.

in Local

Iowa 4-H Conference Underway

4H

"Dare to Discover" is the theme of this year’s Iowa 4-H Conference underway this week on the Iowa State University campus.

in Local

Iowa Water High In Bacteria

WaterDrop

The weekly tests of the water near 10 state park beach areas in Iowa showed high levels of bacteria last week -- the most since the second week of testing when there were 13.