Chairperson for the Appropriation Committee react to Governor’s budget address

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota legislators will have a full menu of spending options when they start their 2022 session next month.

Governor Kristi Noem proposed a number of big ticket spending programs in her budget address.

Senator Jean Hunhoff of Yankton, Co-Chair of the Joint Committee on Appropriations, says the speech was just the highlights.

Hunhoff says there will be a lot of give and take over the Governor’s proposals.

Hunhoff says there will be some differences of opinion.

The state will get over nine hundred seventy million dollars from the federal government in Covid related relief funding.