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.


33° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

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!

 

Senate Approves Extra Money For S. Dakota Schools

February 29, 2012, 5:20 AM

Senate Approves Extra Money For S. Dakota Schools
PIERRE, SD -

The South Dakota Senate has approved a measure that will use unexpectedly high tax collections to give extra money to South Dakota school districts and workers who take care of poor people and the disabled.

Lawmakers have determined that tax collections this year will be about $12 million higher than Gov. Dennis Daugaard projected when he proposed his budget three months ago.

The bill would give school districts a one-time bonus of $8.6 million. Another $1.5 million would be matched with other money to give people who work in nursing homes and other facilities bonuses equal to about 5 percent of their annual salaries.

The bill also provides money to shore up a retirement fund for former cement plant workers and to protect Ellsworth Air Force Base from closure.

Previous Story

Next Story


Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View politics

You may also like

State Lawmaker Married A Day Before Heading To Legislature

1/19/2015 2:59 PM

Not many South Dakotans spend their honeymoon at the state Capitol.

Full Story
Congressional Delegation Reacts To Obama's Speech

1/21/2015 6:23 AM

Members of South Dakota's all-Republican congressional delegation say ideas presented by Democratic President Barack Obama in his State of the Uni...

Full Story
North Dakota Senator Invites Couple To State Of Union

1/20/2015 10:20 AM

Each senator gets one ticket for a guest, and Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson gave Heitkamp his ticket so she could invite both husband and wife.

Full Story
Republican Senators Want To Phase Out Social Security Tax

1/20/2015 1:38 PM

Minnesota is one of just seven states that apply an income tax to Social Security. Seniors who make less than $25,000 a year are exempt.

Full Story
U.S. House GOP Abruptly Drops Vote On Abortion Bill

1/22/2015 6:20 AM

Republican leaders were forced late Wednesday to abruptly drop plans for House debate of legislation criminalizing most abortions after 20 weeks of pr...

Full Story


Events