User uShare 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.

28° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options



 Winter Storm for November 30, 2015

Snow Outlook

Severe Weather

State Radar

Click here for local closings & delays

Send photos to

Storm Center Update | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news


Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!


SD Governor Proposes Modest Boost In Spending

December 4, 2012, 1:21 PM

SD Governor Proposes Modest Boost In Spending

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proposed a $4.1 billion state budget he says will provide modest increases in state spending on education, health care and salaries for state workers.

In a speech to the Legislature, the Republican governor proposed 3 percent increases in state aid to school districts, funding for universities and reimbursements to hospitals and other facilities that provide medical services to poor people.

Daugaard's plan would boost spending on those priorities only to cover inflation in the year beginning next July. But education and health care officials have said they will lobby for more money to help recover from budget cuts made last year.

The governor says he is leaving about $26 million uncommitted. He and the Legislature will negotiate how to spend that extra money.

Previous Story

Next Story



View politics

You may also like

Obama Calls Russia 'The Outlier' In IS Fight

11/24/2015 12:16 PM

President Barack Obama is offering a harsh assessment of Russia's role as he addresses the global effort to fight the Islamic State.

Full Story
Obama: No Credible Intelligence About Plot Against U.S.

11/25/2015 11:52 AM

Obama says his administration is taking "every possible step" to keep the country safe. He says that if there were to be a credible threat, ...

Full Story
Women Gather To Talk Health

11/23/2015 10:10 PM

Women are often busy balancing work and home life, and one of the first things to get put on the back burner is fitness.

Full Story | Watch