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Regional Health has plenty of excuses for its budget shortfall, but fails to take responsibility for expanding faster than it can possibly afford. Regional Health patients and employees will pay a heavy price for this monopolistic growth.

The day is coming when the FBI reads the famous “You have the right to remain silent” statement. When this takes place I’m positive Trump will answer, “But I don’t have the ability.”

Cheers for Ken Young, new Rapid City Community Development Director who will correctly use TIFs for development in areas with blight. It is wrong to continue using TIFs to increase the profits of influential developers.

I do not live in Rapid City but attend many events at the civic center, including the great rodeo each year. I am tired of so many people and groups of people being so negative and against any progress.

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Good to see that someone with common sense is giving scrutiny to these developer giveaways known as a TIF. As with any new idea that in its original form makes sense, some individuals, with the blessing of the entity that is supposed to be overseeing them, have figured out how to game the system to line their own pockets.

Republicans are sure quiet in South Dakota as (Marty) Jackley defends our state legislators' move to increase local small businesses' costs by having to charge other states' sales taxes when they order online from a small South Dakota business.

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