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i t Ist Burke Elementary School cel-left to right, is Treydon Massa, Alex ebrated Dr. Seuss's 112~ birthday Songer, Braxton Glover, Lyncoln and Read Across America Day on Jones, Wyatt Rozeboom, Elijah Bar- Wednesday, March 2d. First grade tling and Mrs. Williams. Front row, students are pictured above with left to right, is Tyree Ulmer, Morgan their teacher Mrs. Williams enjoy- Peck, Mattie Kerner, Emmy Spen- ing green eggs and ham. Back row, cer, Kenzie Schonebaum, Honey JULIE BARTLING now has been amended down to 12 Continued from Page 13 to 1 for the small schools, definitely resolution from the United States a better target for the schools in our Congress to move requiring remote district. The Capital Outlay Fund sellers to collect and remit sales tax flexibility is currently in the bill at to the states that they do not have 45%, but there is talk of amending nexus in. SB 106 will take the issue that downward somewhat. This through the court system all the way will be an area to watch closely. SB to the Supreme Court. Be assured, 133 is the measure that provides absolutely no taxes will be charged $5 million for the shared services, on remote sales until the US Su- E-Learning and teacher mentor- preme Court issues a decision on ing, another good piece for helping this issue. I am hopeful that some- schools retain teachers in their dis- day remote sellers will be required tricts. to collect and remit tax, providing The slate of bills to come be- additional sales tax dollars and per- fore each chamber on Monday and haps paving the way to reduce the Tuesday is long, so be sure to fol- percentage of sales tax charged on low any bill you are interested in on some very important items neces- the Legislative Research website, sary for daily sustainable liveli- found through the SD State web- hoods, page at www.sd.gov. The Governor's education Thank you to my constituents funding package continues to move in District 21 for this opportunity to through the Legislature. HB 1182 serve you. Please be sure to contact passed the Senate and is headed for me with any concerns, questions or the Governor's desk for signing, thoughts. I may be reached at rep. The companion bills are slated for bartling@state.sd.us or please call House debate during the last week me at 605-222-3378. of the Session. SB 131 addresses Thank you again and best wish- the student to teacher ratio, which es to all. LEGISLATIVE REPORT By: State Representative Lee Qualm With one week left in the leg- islative session, a lot of bills were heard and voted on this past week. 418 bills were introduced this ses- sion, the Governor has signed 77 Continued on Page 15 Luby-Bartling, Abbie Simpson and Kashe Skalla. The Burke (SD) Gazette, Wednesday, March 9, 2016 14 "1 ~a - Shampoo and Conditioner Liters ON SALE! Performa Hair Spray 00 HOURS: Monday thru Thursday from 9 to 6 or evenings by appointment. LaNeal will take appointments on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays or evenings by appointment. BEAUTY SALON BURKE, SOUTH DAKOTA Carla Schmitz, Owner, LaNeal Schonebaum, Stylist Phone: 775-6300 Richard Clark, MD Get expert advice on living a heart-healthy lifestyle. Join Richard Clark, MD, for a free interactive discussion and enjoy a heart-healthy lunch during the presentation. Date: March 18, 2016 Time: Noon Location: Burke Community Civic Center Cost: Free RSVP to 16051 775-2621 to save your spot. SANF-: RD" HEALTH