State Retailers Association Says Covid Relief Funds Approved By Legislature Won’t Sustain Business For Long

(WNAX) — South Dakota lawmakers this week approved spending up to four hundred million dollars to help small businesses.  That money was part of the one point two billion dollars the federal government gave the state to deal with pandemic related costs.  South Dakota Retailers Association Executive Director Nathan Sanderson says that money won’t go that far…

Sanderson says they have been surveying their members over the past few months….

Sanderson says most businesses still struggle to find qualified workers…

Legislators approved the business help and allocated other federal dollars during their one-day special session.