YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) — The State of South Dakota got about one point two billion dollars from the federal government in CARES Act funding in response to the pandemic.
Millions of dollars are still unspent and Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton says legislators have been talking about that
Hunhoff, who will move to the Senate and Chair the Appropriations Committee next year, says they had questions about the lack of applications for the grant funds
Hunhoff says they didn’t get clear answers if the money can be held past the first of the year
The interim Joint Committee on Appropriations doesn’t have any more scheduled meetings this year.