PIERRE — The 2014 session of the Legislature that opens Jan. 14 will be the first since the outside review was conducted last summer. The mood definitely is different. On the day the report was publicly delivered, the staff director, Jim Fry, resigned after 13 years.
Some older state financial records gone; investigating firm working to secure bank records to verify transactions.
A report from Eide Bailly to be finished Jan. 3, 2014, and a report from Legislative Audit to be completed Jan. 24, 2014.
By Bob Mercer Capitol Correspondent PIERRE — The Legislature has an extra $19.4 million to spend next year, because businesses didn’t take everything they were owed under South Dakota’s construction-tax refund program.
(Amounts rounded to the nearest dollar) Aberdeen Development Corp.
Reports, stats show state’s options as expensive compared to neighbors.
PIERRE — There’s no rule or policy prohibiting it, so the state Transportation Commission agreed Thursday to naming a second segment of highway in honor of the South Dakota American Legion. This time it’s the restored two-lane bridge that connects Chamberlain and Oacoma.
State officials join forces on new education council.
PIERRE — The Legislature’s Executive Board chose a subcommittee Monday to start the search for a new director of its professional staff. The subcommittee will have four legislators and a business person — yet to be chosen — as its voting members.
Executive Committee removes EB-5 item from agenda.