PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — After going three years without a pay raise, South Dakota's 13,000 state employees should find out soon what, if any, kind of bonus they will get to compensate them for sticking it out through those lean years.

South Dakota lawmakers are looking at a number of options, all based on a plan submitted by Gov. Dennis Daugaard. They hope to reach an agreement in about a week.

"We're starting a discussion," House Republican Leader David Lust of Rapid City said. "We have not narrowed it significantly."

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