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The Northwest Area Foundation announced Wednesday December 21, 2011 they have awarded a $175,00 grant to support the work of the South Dakota Budget & Policy Project (a project of South Dakota Voices for Children) in2012 and 2013.
The mission of the South Dakota Budget & Policy Project, which began in 2010, is … Read more
It is important that the consequence of state budget decisions align with the values of South Dakota citizens
Political Science Professor Rober Burns, Vice Chair of the South Dakota Budget & Policy Project Advisory Council, wants to help South Dakotans understand and be involved with the state budgeting process.
12-13-10 Sioux Falls Argus Leader article No tax increase to boost budget – quotes South Dakota Budget & Policy Project’s suggestion that the state conduct a thorough study that addresses “what services South Dakotans expect over the long term and whether the state’s current system of taxation meets those expectations.”… Read more
On 12-2-10 the SD Budget & Policy Project launched its website and released a state Budget Primer
The links below will take you to stories posted by the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, KELO-TV, KSFY-TV, KDLT-TV, SD Public Broadcasting and SD Public News Service.
Public News Service
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Air Date: 09/21/2010 On this edition of Dakota Midday, host Paul Guggenheimer talks with Joy Smolnisky, director of the South Dakota Budget and Policy Project. She discusses new figures released by the Census Bureau that show poverty rose substantially in South Dakota.
To listen, click here.
4-20-10 Dakota Digest – SD Public Radio To save money the Legislative Executive Board decided to not conduct summer studies in 2010. The news comes to the disappointment of many, including the director of the South Dakota Budget and Policy Project, who wanted to take a comprehensive look into … Read more