Governor Dennis Daugaard completed a statewide tour this week to larger South Dakota cities to bring his budget proposal, that cuts most spending in state government by 10-percent, to the people. Daugaard says its hard to judge what those who listened to the presentation thought of it…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2011/01/dennyjan28-1.mp3|titles=dennyjan28-1]
The Governor says he didn’t hear anything on the tour that would make him inclined to change parts of his budget proposal, but it put the plan in perspective….[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2011/01/dennyjan28-2.mp3|titles=dennyjan28-2]
Daugaard is just as unhappy as many who oppose the cuts but knows it needs to be done…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2011/01/dennyjan28-3.mp3|titles=dennyjan28-3]
The Governor’s came during his weekly briefing with South Dakota reporters.