GovBeat: South Dakota

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 01/14/2014

South Dakota Session Preview: Making peace, with cash

A budget windfall will help make the peace in South Dakota.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:33 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, medicaid expansion, obamacare, session preview, South Dakota, States

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Expiring sales tax deductions could cost taxpayers big in these states

By Reid Wilson  |  03:43 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, Florida, IRS, Nevada, sales tax, South Dakota, taxes, Tennessee, washington, wyoming

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 12/03/2013

South Dakota Gov. Daugaard won’t rule out future Medicaid expansion

Gov. Dennis Daugaard may be hinting he’s open to expanding Medicaid in the future.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:50 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, health care, medicaid, obamacare, South Dakota, States

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 11/04/2013

South Dakota will vote on minimum wage increase

Democrats and labor unions will turn in enough signatures to qualify the measure for the 2014 ballot.

By Reid Wilson  |  01:38 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, labor, minimum wage, South Dakota, States

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 10/23/2013

USDA will provide some relief to South Dakota farmers after blizzard

The Agriculture Department can provide some emergency relief, but lack of a farm bill is still delaying aid.

By Reid Wilson  |  03:27 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  disaster relief, farm bill, South Dakota, States, USDA

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 10/11/2013

Blizzard, lack of Farm Bill threatens South Dakota cattle ranchers

Cattle ranchers can’t get emergency relief until Congress acts to pass a Farm Bill.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:31 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  agriculture, disaster relief, farm bill, livestock, South Dakota

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 09/16/2013

The state pension situation is improving, but most plan funding is still low

Wisconsin has the strongest pension plan; Illinois the worst.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  04:19 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012, Connecticut, illinois, kentucky, liability, Morningstar, New York, North Carolina, pension, pensions, South Dakota, Tennessee, unfunded, washington, wisconsin