Candidate Forum coming up Thursday


The Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a candidate forum on Thursday, May 24.  The public will have a chance to hear from candidates for the Hughes County Commission, Pierre City Commission, and District 24 GOP House.

The event starts at 6:00 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce Community Room, with the Hughes County Commission candidates. At approximately 6:50 p.m., the Pierre City Commission candidate forum will begin.

The District 24 GOP House candidate forum will begin at about 7:40 p.m.

The public is invited to submit questions for the candidates by using the following link:

Tax Relief for Senior Citizens


I had a call from a senior citizen who is concerned about high property taxes.  The SD Department of Revenue has information on its website about a number of relief programs that are designed to offer financial assistant to the elderly and disabled.

Those programs include: