Representative Roger Chase to chair summer study on county funding

HURON, S.D.(WNAX)- The Executive Board of the South Dakota legislature agreed that county finances should be the topic of a summer study committee.

They picked Representative Roger Chase of Huron to Chair the committee.

Chase says the legislature has put a number of mandates on counties over the years.

Chase says many counties are close to seeing their budgets slip into the red.

Chase says they will start meeting in June.

The Executive Board also approved a second study to examine long term care.