FY 2023 Appropriations Requests and Congressionally Directed Spending

The following are Fiscal Year 2023 congressionally directed spending requests by Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) listed by subcommittee, which are being released in accordance with deadlines set forth by the Senate Appropriations Committee:

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT

  • Member Name & State: Senator Mike Rounds, South Dakota
  • Recipient Name: United States Army Corps of Engineers; Omaha District
  • Project Purpose: To conduct modeling and technical analysis on the effect of flooding, erosion, scour, sedimentation, and other impacts to the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the surrounding communities, due to the USACE construction of Promise Bridge, and other factors, on the Missouri and Moreau Rivers.
  • Project Location: Dewey County, SD
  • Amount Requested: $247,000
  • Member Name & State: Senator Mike Rounds, South Dakota
  • Recipient Name: United States Army Corps of Engineers; Omaha District
  • Project Purpose: The purpose of this project is to restore and protect the streambank of Ring Thunder Road, in Mellette County, SD, which is at risk of being eroded into the river.
  • Project Location: Mellette County, SD
  • Amount Requested: $1,300,000
  • Member Name & State: Senator Mike Rounds, South Dakota
  • Recipient Name: United States Army Corps of Engineers; Omaha District
  • Project Purpose: The purpose of this project is to restore and protect the BIA Route 2 riverbank, near On the Tree, which is being threatened by erosion from the Moreau River
  • Project Location: On the Tree, SD (Cheyenne River Reservation) SD
  • Amount Requested: $1,000,000
  • Member Name & State: Senator Mike Rounds, South Dakota
  • Recipient Name: Bureau of Reclamation
  • Project Purpose: Funding will be used to continue construction of the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System, which serves over 650,000 in South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa.
  • Project Location: Tea, SD
  • Amount Requested: $12,000,000
  • Member Name & State: Senator Mike Rounds, South Dakota
  • Recipient Name: United States Army Corps of Engineers; Omaha District
  • Project Purpose: The purpose of this project is to investigate erosion in Thunder Butte Road area.
  • Project Location: Thunder Butte, SD
  • Amount Requested: $520,000
  • Member Name & State: Senator Mike Rounds, South Dakota
  • Recipient Name: United States Army Corps of Engineers; Omaha District
  • Project Purpose: Funding will be used to continue the feasibility study for flood risk management for the City of Watertown, SD and surrounding areas.
  • Project Location: Watertown, SD
  • Amount Requested: $850,000

TRANSPORTATION HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

  • Member Name & State: Senator Mike Rounds, South Dakota
  • Recipient Name: South Dakota Department of Transportation
  • Project Purpose: The purpose of this project is to reconstruct Highway 37 in Mitchell, South Dakota.
  • Project Location: Mitchell, SD
  • Amount Requested: $18,000,000
  • Member Name & State: Senator Mike Rounds, South Dakota
  • Recipient Name: City of Rapid City
  • Project Purpose: This project constructs the terminal apron required to both support ultimate terminal build and facilitiate the phasing of passenger terminal expansion at the Rapid City Airport.
  • Project Location: Rapid City, SD
  • Amount Requested: $8,730,000
  • Member Name & State: Senator Mike Rounds, South Dakota
  • Recipient Name: City of Rapid City
  • Project Purpose: The purpose of this project is to renovate the existing passenger ticketing area and expand the security checkpoint at the Rapid City Airport.
  • Project Location: Rapid City, SD
  • Amount Requested: $19,500,000
  • Member Name & State: Senator Mike Rounds, South Dakota
  • Recipient Name: GROW South Dakota
  • Project Purpose: The purpose of this project is to support the affordable housing needs of South Dakotans living in rural and Native communities.
  • Project Location: Rural and Native Communities in SD, with a focus on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Indian Reservations and the three rural counties of Roberts, Brown, and Davison, SD
  • Amount Requested: $4,000,000
  • Member Name & State: Senator Mike Rounds, South Dakota
  • Recipient Name: South Dakota Department of Transportation
  • Project Purpose: The purpose of this project is to reconstruct the Benson Road Interchange on I-229 and Benson Road east and west of the interchange.
  • Project Location: Sioux Falls, SD
  • Amount Requested: $31,700,000

LABOR AND HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

  • Member Name & State: Senator Mike Rounds, South Dakota
  • Recipient Name: Avera McKennan dba Avera Behavioral Health
  • Project Purpose: Equip and furnish impatient unit in regional behavioral health hospital to increase capacity for adults with mental illnesses.
  • Project Location: Sioux Falls, SD
  • Amount Requested: $2,900,000