If sales tax numbers continue to slide in South Dakota, one option to fill in any budget gap would be to use the reserve fund.
Governor Dennis Daugaard says using those funds could harm the states “Triple A” bond rating. He says that rating has helped school districts save a lot of money
Daugaard says the rating indicates how the state’s finances are being managed
Daugaard says there is a great benefit in keeping the high rating
The latest report shows sales taxes about ten million dollars below projections.