South Dakota would have adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.
South Dakota finished second in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems
T.J. Otzelberger, head basketball coach at South Dakota State University, earned $400,000 in 2018, making Otzelberger the highest-paid public employee in South Dakota last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for South Dakota arts agencies are projected to reach $996,797 for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $1.13 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
No counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.
Borrowers in South Dakota who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 346, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal agency research dollars going to South Dakota totaled $51.9 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $2,242,250 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in South Dakota, the 10th lowest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.
South Dakota two-year colleges charged students $6,700 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the third highest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.
The single U.S. House of Representatives member representing South Dakota draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.
South Dakota four-year public university tuition and fees went from $5,890 in 2004-05 to $8,977 in 2019-20, the 27th largest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.
State lawmakers in South Dakota now draw a base salary of $11,379 per year, in addition to travel outlays of up to 42 cents per mile, according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
South Dakota two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $4,111 in 2004-05 to $6,989 in 2019-20, the sixth largest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.
The governor of South Dakota now draws a yearly salary of $113,961, the 10th lowest salary among the governors of the 50 states, according to recently reported financial data and media reports.
Public schools in South Dakota spent an estimated $1.7 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 2.4 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.