In The Moment ... April 1, 2020 Show 786 Hour 1

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

One report shows the number of South Dakota families without homes increased in 2016.  Federal officials say there are many variables at play when considering homelessness in South Dakota.             

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development 2016 Homeless Report is based on a single night in January of this year.

On that night, over one thousand people experienced homelessness throughout the state. That’s a nearly 47 percent increase from 2010.

Kealey Bultena / SDPB

A new agreement preserves health insurance options for 26,000 State of South Dakota employees. State leaders and Sanford Health negotiated to cover state employees at an in-network cost. That allows some DakotaCare patients to see Sanford doctors without huge price increases.

Report Ranks SD Low On Workplace Family Support

Aug 4, 2016
National Partnership for Women and Families

A new report shows that South Dakota lags behind in support for working parents. The state is one of 12 that received an “F” rating for not expanding upon federal laws for maternity and paternity leave.