This spring, the GOED sent out a survey to all local Economic Development Corporations (EDCs) to gather budget and funding source information. We received 78 responses to the questionnaire and have compiled the data collected. The EDCs were asked the… Read More ›
The Bureau of Economic Analysis recently released the 2014 Real Personal Income for States and Metropolitan Areas which includes the Regional Price Parities (RPP), a cost of living measure, for all 50 states. South Dakota continues to have one of the lowest… Read More ›
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released their annual Union Members Survey for 2015 and South Dakota’s union membership continues to be among the lowest in the nation at 5.9 percent.
Local Economic Development Corporations receive funding in a variety of ways from multiple sources. An email survey conducted by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development in August / September 2015 elicited responses from 55 local and regional EDCs on how… Read More ›