SD News

Governor's Column: Good News from the State Financial Report

This past week the state budget office issued South Dakota?s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, or what those of us within state government sometimes refer to as ?the CAFR.? The Bureau of Finance and Management made the report public on the Friday before New Year?s Day.

News Tips

Gov. Dennis Daugaard will give the State of the State Address Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m. CST in the state House. South Dakota Public Broadcasting will broadcast the speech live on SDPB1 TV, SDPB Radio and The State of the State Address will be archived on SDPB?s website.

Job Openings at Interstate Information Centers

The South Dakota Department of Tourism is now accepting applications to fill seasonal positions for travel counselors and supervisors at eight Information Center locations along interstates 29 and 90.

Attorney General Jackley?s 2017 Legislative Package

Attorney General Marty Jackley announces that the Attorney General?s proposed legislative package for 2017 will include a request that our Legislature consider and enact the following:

Gov. Daugaard Announces Earliest CAFR Release In 20 Years

The state Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Fiscal Year 2016 is now available for the public to review. The South Dakota Bureau of Finance and Management made the report public on Friday, meeting its goal of a December release.

State Veterans Home Staff Recognized

The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network awarded the Michael J. Fitzmaurice State Veterans Home with the ?Gold Milestone,? an award that recognizes the outstanding achievements and efforts to improve the quality of care and quality of life for veterans home residents.

Brookings County Fatal Crash

BROOKINGS, S.D. ? A 55-year-old man died Monday night in a one-vehicle crash south of Brookings.

Governor's Column: The Importance of South Dakota?s Animal Health Laboratory

For a state like South Dakota, with five times as many cattle and twice as many hogs and chickens as we have citizens, livestock health is a big deal. We all know the tremendous impact the livestock sector has on our state?s economy, but it?s easy to forget the connection between livestock health and human health.