South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is pleased to announce Barb Griess as the recipient of the annual Elmer D. Whitepipe Award of Excellence during SDHDA’s 26th Annual Housing Conference held recently in Pierre
Thune, Hatch Lead Colleagues in Encouraging Administration to Abandon Proposed Estate Tax Regulations
Led by U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.), a member of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, 41 Senate Republicans today wrote to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew encouraging the Treasury Department to abandon proposed regulations that would significantly increase the estate tax burden on family farms and businesses. The proposed regulations, if finalized, would contradict long-standing legal precedent and greatly discourage families from continuing to operate and grow their farms and businesses for eventual transfer to future generations.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today it is charging a Rapid City, South Dakota, landlord with housing discrimination after she refused to rent an apartment to a woman and her daughter. According to HUD's charge, the landlord allegedly denied housing to the family stating, “I decided to go with a bachelor. In the past, I have always rented to bachelors, that has worked best.”
"Paint – South Dakota” is underway and South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is seeking volunteers to pick up paint brushes and set aside some free time to help residents in their communities.
There’s hardly anything our family consumes that isn’t somehow impacted by rail. From the food we eat to products we use in our homes, the reliability of our nation’s railways is critical. In South Dakota, that importance is even more prominent. Nearly every commodity we produce is exported and shipped via rail. Disruptions or delays have an immediate and costly impact, as we saw early last year. If our infrastructure crumbles, so does our economy