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Monday, April 18, 2016
Houston, TX – April 18, 2016 – CHR Solutions, a leading provider of BSS/OSS and Software Solutions announces new client Granite State Communications (GSC) has selected the Omnia360 Suite for billing and customer relationship management . With a legacy of delivering leading edge communications to communities across New Hampshire, GSC performed an intensive evaluation of available ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, April 15, 2016
MITCHELL, S.D. - With the help of an outside perspective, Dakota Pump Inc. discovered efficiencies that have strengthened the company's position in an increasingly competitive national market. Two years ago, the owners of Mitchell-based Dakota Pump Inc. wanted to make sure their well-established business till was running efficiently. They were ready to expand the physical size of the plant, if ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Monday, April 11, 2016
USDA Rural Development is Accepting Applications for the Rural Energy for America Program Huron, South Dakota – April 6, 2016 USDA Rural Development wants to remind farmers/ranchers and small business owners that there’s still time to submit an application for the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). The program provides energy grants and loans to make energy efficiency ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, March 17, 2016
March 16, 2016 "That's a Relief" - Lower Tax Rates Result from Tax Increase At the end of last week, Capitol-ism outlined how the reduction of school general fund property tax levies was going to be calculated. The description was incomplete because the law was not complete. We can now explain the total impact of the tax relief promised in the bill (HB 1182) that increased the sales ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Political
Friday, March 11, 2016
March 10, 2016 Question: How will the tax reform part of the sales tax increase really work?? Answer: It depends . . . and will happen in several steps today. Step one – Determining the school general fund levies under current law. Each year the legislature sets the tax levies that will be used by all school districts for their general fund. Under rules set in place in 1995, the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Community, General News Article
Friday, March 04, 2016
March 1, 2016 The Tax Man Cometh SB 106 – Making E-Commerce Collect and Remit Taxes to South Dakota The only people who still claim they have never ordered anything online are most likely sitting around a meeting of a local Chamber of Commerce . . . and are probably lying. Have you ever wondered why the vast majority of internet purchases do not collect sales tax? Are you afraid to ask ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, Political
Monday, February 29, 2016
February 26, 2016 Resources to Increase Teacher Compensation/Address Public Workforce Shortage - One Step Closer HB 1182 – Approved by Senate Appropriations Committee The private sector has been dealing with workforce shortages for many years. Long enough to grasp one fact – this problem cannot be solved by taking a pill. In fact, the issue of labor shortages for many industries is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic, Political
Monday, February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016 Structuring Solutions for Schools – Staying Focused on Facts Paraphrasing Mark Twain, “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you in trouble. It’s what you do know . . . that ain’t so.” During Business Day at the Legislature, Chamber members witnessed an epic debate about how South Dakota will structure solutions facing the state’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Political
Friday, February 12, 2016
February 11, 2016 New Service for Members – Bill Tracking List If there are chamber members who want to spend several hours a day reading through the bills during a legislative session, we haven’t found them yet. In accordance with that observation, Capitol-ism is written to be a fairly quick read focused on the most important issues being debated by the Legislature. The Chamber has ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Political, Chamber
Monday, February 08, 2016
February 1, 2016 Flashbacks can wake someone out of sound sleep leaving them drenched with night sweats and a pounding in their chest as their heart races from distinctly unnerving memories. HB 1142 - The “guns in trunks” bill is back HB 1142 – Which is titled “Prohibit businesses and employers from establishing certain policies against the ability of an employee or ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Political
Monday, February 08, 2016
ACT is very excited to bring 3 different workshops to the Mitchell area with world renowned Dance group, Sossy Mechanics. Area residents can take part in a Ballroom dance class, Character Development workshop, and a TED type talk on creativity. For info and details on each workshop please call 605-996-9137, or visit mitchellact.org. Prices vary for each workshop, with discount packages available ...read more
Categories: Community, Member Moment, Education