Officials bracing for big drop in state revenue

PLATTE, S.D. (WNAX) – State officials are watching and bracing for an expected big drop in state revenues due to the pandemic.

House Majority Leader Lee Qualm of Platte says they get frequent updates.

Qualm says he is seeing more activity in towns in his area.

Qualm says he is also seeing some signs from visitors in his area.

Governor Kristi Noem has talked of a possible special session if revenues crater but said that would be determined after April and May tax numbers are received.