Lawmakers Starting To Understand How Bad State's Budget Is

A long time legislative observer says he thinks lawmakers are beginning to grasp how serious a budget situation they face.  Dave Owen, President of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry, says he hasn’t been hearing many alternatives…

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Owen says the cuts proposed by Governor Dennis Daugaard are more than just numbers…

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Despite the budget getting voted on in the final hours of the session, Owen says he sees a lot of prep work before then…

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Lawmakers plan to wrap up the main run of the session on March 14th.

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