South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard presented his final budget proposal as governor Tuesday. For the 2020 fiscal year, he recommends about $1.7 billion for the general fund. He also recommends $53 million in spending increases for education and state workers. South Dakota governor-elect Kristi Noem could make some changes in the fiscal year 2020 budget. This budget will need to be approved in the upcoming legislative session, beginning January 8. Read more about Daugaard’s budget proposal.