This should raise our happiness score: South Dakota's in recovery! From the recession, that is. E-Gov Monitor points me toward Moody's Economy.com, which says South Dakota is one of eleven states (plus D.C.) in recovery from the economic collapse. The other lucky states: Alaska, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, and North Dakota.
Now don't rush out to blow your cash on extra Christmas loot (remember the Advent Conspiracy!). On Moody's scale, "in recovery" means we've hit the trough after a decline. So maybe, just maybe, we've seen the worst. Keep your fingers crossed... and maybe buy a little bigger turkey.
The state Senate’s Greenfield shuffle - The state Senate’s new leadership has Brock Greenfield, R-Clark, as Senate president pro tem for the 2017 session rather than Gary Cammack, R-Union Center....
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