News

SD Legislators Balance Budget, Adjourn Main Run

SD Legislators Balance Budget, Adjourn Main Run

Photo: WNAX

 

South Dakota legislators passed the 2015 budget late Friday, and adjourned the main run of the 2014 session.

Senator Jean Hunhoff of Yankton says they again had to make some tough dollar choices…………

Hunhoff says they were able to make some steps for post-secondary education………

Hunhoff says while there are always more needs than money, they did a pretty good job of balancing…………

Lawmakers are scheduled to return for one final day of the session on March 31st.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Minnesota Legislature Continues Budget Discussion

money 100

Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.

in Local

Emerald Ash Borer Found in Dallas County

snow on trees

Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.

in Local

Nebraska Continues Death Penalty Debate

prison

Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.

in Local

Bill to Repeal Mandatory Prison Sentences Passes Nebraska Legislature

nebraska-state-capital

Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.

in Local

Red Cross Takes Fire Prevention To Homes

american red cross

The American Red Cross recently made a few house calls in Yankton.