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State Workers Group Concerned About Healthcare Costs

State Workers Group Concerned About Healthcare Costs

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While state employees in South Dakota are in line for a three percent raise next year, much of that could be eaten up by increased insurance costs.

Eric Olilla Executive Director of the South Dakota State Employees Organization, says the first proposal from the Daugaard Administration would increase costs across the board…

 

Olilla says the extra costs would fill a budget gap from last year…

 

Olilla says the proposal would hit the low and middle income state workers the hardest…

 

Olilla says he is working with state legislators to find ways to limit the cost increases to the workers.

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