Remember how our Senator Russell Olson voted to zero the budget increase state law had promised the K-12 system? Well, that promise-breaker is now law: Governor M. Michael Rounds signed Senate Bill 22 on Friday.
That's what voting Republican gets you in South Dakota: a Legislature and Governor who can't find money to keep their promises to students, but who can find comparable millions to hand to a multi-billion-dollar foreign oil corporation to thank them for building a pipeline acorss our roads and fields. In the SD-GOP's eyes, students are an expense, but dinosaur fuel is an investment.
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