Federal budget

Is South Dakota Budget Dependent on Uncle Sam?
(NPN) -- South Dakota politicians might want to think twice before calling for reduced federal spending and transfers to states.
According to a new study by the Pew Charitable Trusts, South Dakota is one of the states most reliant on federal moneys, with Uncle Sam providing nearly 45 percent of the s…
Agencies Brace for Sequestration Cuts
Government agencies on every level are keeping an eye on Washington and watching to see if the so-called "sequestration" cuts are made.
Officials with the South Dakota National Guard say automatic spending cuts could force them to furlough 548 of the Guard's 918 full-time emplo…
Over the Fiscal Cliff?
I'm the first to admit that I would make a lousy diplomat, and I wouldn't be much of a negotiator, either.
But are we going to go off the fiscal cliff?
And if we are, why?
President Obama and  Congress are supposed to be doing something about it, and it's not getting done...