Materials for ASBSD/SASD 2016 Convention Workshop
How will we know if the k-12 funding changes made this past legislative session are working (Powerpoint)
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A few years ago we[i] published the detailed census estimates of how many low-income uninsured residents in each SD county would be eligible if the state expanded Medicaid.
Now, … Read more
Learning materials for Candidate Budget Basics Training Sessions provided throughout the state by SD Budget & Policy Institute
About 13,000 South Dakota residents have fallen into the coverage gap. This means their incomes are too low to qualify for tax … Read more
The legislation that funds the Blue Ribbon Task Force recommendations to raise teacher salaries has passed the legislature.
Of this tax increase, $62.4 million will provide an average of an additional $481 per student – a … Read more
Governor Daugaard announced that with only 10 days left in the 2016 legislative session he has “concluded that to urge the legislature approval of the Medical expansion decision this session would not give the legislature adequate time … Read more
Raising sales tax by 1/2 cent will raise about $107 million dollars. And decreasing property tax will cost about $40 million dollars. But how much will your agricultural operation pay to support the change? You can figure that out by answering two questions.
Question 1: What is my agricultural land … Read more
Raising sales tax by 1/2 cent will raise about $107 million dollars. And decreasing property tax will cost about $40 million dollars. But how much will your household pay to support the change? You can … Read more
There is broad consensus in South Dakota that teacher salaries need to be competitive to attract and retain good teachers – but who is going to pay for it? Two options have been floated thus far to fund the increase. Some in-depth fiscal analysis and charting helps clarify the difference … Read more
Passed: SB 2 Purpose: revise the distribution of the revenue from the alcoholic beverage fund
Killed: HB1006 Purpose: authorize counties to impose sales and use taxes