It’s a strain, but the head of the IRS said Tuesday he expects to meet the July 1 deadline in the new pandemic relief law for starting a groundbreaking tax program aimed at reducing child poverty. That means new advance monthly payments of as much as $300 per child could begin flowing to lower-income families this summer.
Recently, unemployment numbers for the final week of March were released by the South Dakota Department for Labor and Regulation, and more people seem to be making their way back to work or finding it.
South Dakota is making an effort to expand on its tourism market with more Native American attractions. One thing that's new and to come this is summer sits just north of Badlands National Park, the Oglala Lakota Living History Village.
This week the South Dakota Board of Regents approved tuition and mandatory fees for the upcoming academic year. These costs, at an average increase of $104.98, or 1.1 percent, will impact students in the State’s public university system.
2021 sees Rapid city with its highest population yet, over eighty thousand. Seventeen thousand more than just a decade ago. This expansion has prompted the city to introduce strategic housing, which seeks to accommodate the spectrum of individuals that the city attracts.
The two delegations sent a letter to U.S. Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen to encourage better cooperation between the forest service, local advisory boards, and stakeholders who would be impacted by a potential rollback of timber sale programs.
Senate Bill 44 would authorize, regulate, and tax sports wagering within the city limits of Deadwood. The Deadwood Gaming Association is excited for the opportunities that could be made possible by sports betting.
The city issued a record-setting 34 single family house permits for the month of February. This feat valued at 6-point-98 million dollars, and broke the former February record of 30 permits that was set in 2015.
The committee on Commerce and Energy in the state Senate passed House Bill 1203 Thursday. This would allow state-chartered banks to conduct transactions with licensed businesses that distribute marijuana and industrial hemp.
Keating Resources announced that South Dakota’s first sportsbook will open the day after Thanksgiving 2021 in Deadwood, subject to a proposed law expected to pass by the State of South Dakota legislature by March 8.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order that would increase purchases of American-made products by the federal government. Senator Mike Rounds took to Twitter to express enthusiasm for the order -- with hopes that more is done to address Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling of Beef products.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Black Hills last year the city planned for a down year in sales tax revenue. With some predictions of being down as much as 10%.Instead, the city saw a 3.08% increase in sales tax through November and an increase in monthly sales tax in 8 of the 11 recorded months.