PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard likely will propose a state budget that provides only modest spending increases for education, health care and other top priorities, South Dakota legislative leaders said Monday.
Daugaard has said in recent months that state revenues aren’t growing fast enough to boost state aid to schools much beyond the inflationary increase required by law. Hospitals, nursing homes and other health care operations that provide services to Medicaid patients usually get the same increase as school districts.
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