News

Noem Votes For Spending Bill

Noem Votes For Spending Bill

Photo: WNAX

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem joined members of the House to pass a bipartisan comprehensive funding bill that will fully fund the government through Fiscal Year 2014.

She said there are sections important to the state…

 

Noem says the omnibus appropriations bill, reduces discretionary spending by more than $21 billion from Fiscal Year 2013 sequestration levels and stays well below the cap established through the Budget Control Act…

 

Noem says there are still some spending holes that will need to be filled…

 

The Senate is expected to take the bill up later this week.

Recent Headlines

in Local

The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

Money Coins

After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

in Local

Wanted: Marina Operator

Boater

The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

in Local

Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

Road Construction

Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

in Local

District 40 Candidates Debate

WP-Microphone

The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

in Local

Raise For Social Security Recipients

Money Coins

Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.