User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


12° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Accumulating snow possible Monday night - Tuesday. Storm Center Update.

 

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Politics

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Gov. Daugaard Eases Stance On Tax Increases

May 21, 2014, 11:21 AM

Gov. Daugaard Eases Stance On Tax Increases
PIERRE, SD -

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard in the past has taken a firm stand against tax hikes. But now he says he won't rule them out when considering future transportation funding.

This summer the Legislature will study financing for the state's roads and bridges.

Daugaard's sole veto in the 2014 session was against an optional hotel occupancy tax increase. He said he didn't want to give local governments tools to raise taxes.

His spokesman says the decision to be open to gas tax increases is about finding the right policy for the state. He says because the gas tax is per gallon, not per dollar, it hasn't adjusted to inflation since it was set 15 years ago.

Daugaard is running for re-election this year.

Previous Story

Next Story


Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View politics

You may also like

White House: President Has Vetoed Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Bill

2/24/2015 2:36 PM

White House notifies Senate that Obama has vetoed Keystone XL oil pipeline bill.

Full Story
No-Fault Divorce Bill Passes Judiciary Committee

2/22/2015 5:30 PM

Supporters of the bill say it will help domestic violence victims to escape abusive marriages, but opponents say it could make it easier for couples t...

Full Story
Rosebud Tribe Wants Tax Payback For Tribal Members

2/24/2015 7:05 PM

Budget shortfalls are especially painful on Native American reservations in South Dakota, where unemployment and poverty rates rank high nationally. &...

Full Story | Watch
A Look At The No-fault Divorce Bill In Pierre

2/22/2015 10:00 PM

House Bill 1221 is looking to change how the state handles divorce. It would allow a spouse to get a divorce without consent. Mother of two Kristian ...

Full Story | Watch
Obama Aide Calls Netanyahu Visit 'Destructive' To Relations

2/25/2015 6:31 AM

Susan Rice said on Tuesday that Netanyahu's decision to accept House Speaker John Boehner's invitation has injected partisanship into bil...

Full Story


Events