Governor Dennis Daugaard ended the week by recapping his with reporters Friday. He says splitting the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs into separate entities will help the state give proper attention to returning vets…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2011/01/dennyfriday1.mp3|titles=dennyfriday1]
Daugaard repeated that while South Dakota’s budget picture may be slightly sideways its at least still on the wall…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2011/01/dennyfriday2.mp3|titles=dennyfriday2]
Daugaard says for the most part his budget is complete and off to the printers. He will present the budget to lawmakers next week.