Governor'S Office Of Economic Development

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  • In this Saturday, April 12, 2014 photo, the five candidates seeking the Republican nomination to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Democratic Sen. Tim Johnson, from left, former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds, state Rep. Stace Nelson, Sioux Falls physician Annette Bosworth, Yankton attorney Jason Ravnsborg and state Sen. Larry Rhoden, participate in a debate in Pierre, S.D. The deadline is Tuesday, April 15, 2014, for all the U.S. Senate candidates to file their quarterly FEC reports. (AP Photo/Capital Journal, Nick Lowrey)

    State help for Northern Beef was about $4.3M

    U.S. Senate candidates talking about the idled Northern Beef Packers plant in northeast South Dakota have tossed out figures for taxpayer losses ranging from nothing to $80 million, but a breakdown from state agencies shows the actual number is closer to $4.3 million.


  • FILE - In this April 2, 2012 file photo, construction employees continue work inside the Northern Beef Packers processing plant in Aberdeen, S.D. ahead of it opening.  A South Dakota legislative panel is holding its first hearing on the state's economic development agency and its involvement in issues related to the failed beef packing plant. (AP Photo/Dirk Lammers, File)

    SD lawmakers look at economic development agency

    Allegations of misconduct in the state's economic development agency focus only on a former employee, the head of the agency told state lawmakers Friday.


  • SD lawmakers orders hearing on development agency

    South Dakota lawmakers on Monday ordered a legislative investigation of the state's economic development agency and its involvement in financing a failed beef packing plant.


  • SD House urges hearings on development agency

    The South Dakota House called for legislative hearings on Tuesday to investigate the state's economic development agency, including its involvement in issues related to the financing of a failed beef packing plant.


  • Reports fault some procedure in SD economic agency

    Reports released Thursday from two accounting firms found flaws in some procedures used by the state economic development agency but no misconduct beyond earlier reports that a former official had double-billed the state for travel and part of a grant had been improperly diverted.


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