WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Republicans and President Barack Obama are lining up behind a modest but hard-won bipartisan budget agreement that seeks to replace a portion of tough spending cuts facing the Pentagon and domestic agencies.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The head of an association representing South Dakota's school boards says Gov. Dennis Daugaard's proposed increase in state aid to schools is a step in the right direction, but school officials hope the Legislature will give school districts even more money.
On Wednesday, President Obama unveiled his budget proposal for 2014, saying it would shrink federal deficits and expand the economy. This week Britain's former prime minister passed away at age 87. To some, Margaret Thatcher was the woman who saved England from socialism...
PIERRE - Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a measure that increases the daily allowance South Dakota lawmakers get to cover the cost of lodging, meals and other expenses during the annual legislative sessions.
PIERRE - The South Dakota Legislature's budget-writing committee has recommended a $4.1 billion state budget after wrangling over whether to give more money to schools and medical facilities that treat low-income people.