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Lawmakers pass budget, tax cut in same day | Mar 10


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On today's update...

State lawmakers are passing a budget they say constituents should be proud of. It includes the largest tax cut in state history as well as generous funding increases for state services.

The failure of Senate Bill 191 means there will be no task force focused on the welfare of Native children in the state’s foster care system this summer. What’s next for these children and their advocates?

Governor Kristi Noem announces another round of vetoes on legislative bills. The governor vetoed Senate Bills 129 and 108.

The Department of the Interior announced more than $120 million in inflation reduction money and South Dakota is on the list of state receiving funds. The act allocated $23 million to be split between South Dakota and four other states.

The study of dark matter and deep space is taking place underground in South Dakota. Recent actions by the legislature will help that research continue.

And more.

Krystal is the local host of "All Things Considered."