News

SD Governor Says State May Look To User Fees For Highway Funding

SD Governor Says State May Look To User Fees For Highway Funding

Photo: WNAX

The Highway Needs and Financing Interim committee of the South Dakota Legislature will hold their first meeting next week.

Governor Dennis Daugaard said recently he would be open to discussions about changes in the way roads and bridges are financed. He says user fees can be appropriate in many areas…………

Daugaard says the federal gas tax continues to fall behind the need……

The Governor says all states are concerned with the fiscal state of the highway trust fund………

Recent Headlines

in Local

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Surpasses Goal for Feeding South Dakota

Fresh
mailboxes

The 23rd annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive this month had mail carriers dropping off the mail while picking up donations of food from the nation’s mailboxes.

in Local

South Dakota Public Utilities Commission To Hold Public Comment

electric poles

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission is gathering public comment preceding the formal hearings for Northwestern Energy’s rate hike case.

in Local

South Dakota Senator Critical of Presidential Approach to ISIS

John Thune

South Dakota Senator John Thune has been critical of the approach of the Obama Administration to the threat from ISIS.

in Local

Onward Yankton Creates Community Poll

City of Yankton SD

After 50 days, the search for Yankton’s next ‘big idea’ has hit the halfway point.

in Local

Yankton Sales Tax Continues Up

Amy Nelson 122013

Sales tax in Yankton continue their strong growth trend.