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.


32° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

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!

 

KELOLAND Reacts As Fiscal Cliff Looms

December 31, 2012, 5:01 PM by Stephanie Gregory

KELOLAND Reacts As Fiscal Cliff Looms
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

As lawmakers struggle to reach an agreement, people in KELOLAND seem to be on the same page. They're tired of waiting for Washington and they aren't keeping their opinions quiet.

No matter what you call it, most people have something to say about it.

“We have exponential debt.  We have problems that are unsolvable. There are things that are a predicament and there are problems," Mike Mitchell said. 

"I'm not worried about the fiscal cliff all that much. I think this great country is going to go on just very much like it has been," Gloria Pruitt said.

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have taken their time coming to a deal and South Dakotans are tired of waiting.

"Get some compromise.  I think that's the most important thing. We need to move on," Steven Holden said.

“I want to see our Congress people come together to make decisions," Kathleen Holden said.

"You would think that they would come to an agreement so I'm disappointed in all of them," Pruitt said.

Politicians are frustrated a decision hasn't been reached and so are their constituents.

“I think it's time for them to start making decisions based on the good of the country rather than political games and power," Kathleen Holden said.

“Who's going to win? I think it's the two political parties going after each other as usual and I think it's not good for the country," Steven Holden said. 

“I think if we could get them all out and put in a new patch then we'd be better off," Pruitt said.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View politics

You may also like

SF City Council Considering Billboard Moratorium

3/24/2015 5:02 PM

You may have noticed more billboards going up in Sioux Falls. A new zoning ordinance allows the signs in more places, and some people don't like i...

Full Story | Watch
Iowa Gov. Branstad Cancels Events, Rests After Catching Cold

3/23/2015 2:00 PM

Gov. Terry Branstad took the day off Monday to recover from a cold.

Full Story
MN House Passes Tipped Employees Wage Bill

3/24/2015 7:51 AM

The move comes just a year after the first minimum wage increase in nearly a decade bumping the Minnesota's floor wage up to $9.50 an hour by 2016...

Full Story
93 Percent Say Sioux Falls Is A Good Place To Live

3/23/2015 6:04 PM

This is the fourth time the city has conducted this survey.  Karsky says it acts as a roadmap for future planning and how your tax dollars are sp...

Full Story | Watch
Leaders Expect House Passage Of Bill Helping Medicare Docs

3/24/2015 11:20 AM

House leaders say their chamber will approve a bipartisan compromise this week preventing deep cuts in physicians' Medicare fees and extending hea...

Full Story


Events