Schoenbeck: South Dakota budget numbers come into focus this week  (Audio)

February 13, 2024

PIERRE, S.D.–The state budget that South Dakota lawmakers set during this year’s session begins to come into focus this week.

Senate President Lee Schoenbeck (pictured) of Watertown….

Schoenbeck sees two priorities when it comes to putting together the Fiscal Year budget….

The budget bill is traditionally one of the last pieces of legislation passed.

The main run of the session runs through March 7th, with March 25th set aside to consider overriding any gubernatorial vetoes.

Today is day 23 of the 38 day session.