Legislature Passes Budget With Bumps For State Workers, Providers And Schools

The South Dakota legislature passed a four-point-seven billion dollar state budget Friday before concluding the main run of this year’s session. Senator Larry Tidemann of Brookings says revised revenue projections gave appropriators hope for funding some much needed increases…

Tidemann says he wishes they could have done more….

Legislators now have two week off and will return to Pierre on Monday, March 26th for the 38th and final legislative day. The day is reserved to consider any vetoed bills by Governor Dennis Daugaard. The Governor has not issued an vetoed legislation so far during the 93rd Legislative Session.