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KRISTI NOEM

Federal aid is not guaranteed, and even if it were to be approved, not everything that was damaged is eligible.
What happened to America? That’s the question that’s been on my mind.
“This victory makes one thing clear: South Dakota Republicans decide their elections, not out-of-state interest groups,” Johnson said in a victory statement.
The Mitchell Republic is publishing the ratings given by the National Rifle Association to candidates running for office in South Dakota so residents can see how their representatives in Pierre and Washington have voted on gun legislation.

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The Department of Social Services wishes to remind South Dakotans that help is always available through a variety of programs.
Gov. Noem and Sen. Thune, both pro-life Republicans, had different messages, with one focusing on abortion and the other focusing on judicial independence.
“A cover-up is what this is. It’s as bad as the crime," said Rep. Tim Goodwin, R-Rapid City, referring to a House committee that recommended against impeaching Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg. State officials will answer lawmaker questions about the Ravnsborg investigation on Wednesday, just six days before the full House consider impeachment.
The state's biggest political leaders have touted inbound migration, so-called "blue state refugees" who flooded South Dakota. But the biggest driver of partisan races this coming summer and fall appears to be a redistricting process, log-jamming Republicans in primaries and opening up new turf for Democrats.
South Dakota is one of 12 states that have passed laws that ban transgender females — people assigned male at birth who identify as female — from competing in women’s and girls’ sports.
The bill that South Dakota's governor signed into law on Monday does limit seven so-called "divisive concepts" from being foisted upon students in orientations or trainings on the state's public universities or technical school campuses.

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Nearly a year after what federal authorities called the "largest recorded fire" at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, the National Parks Service rejected the Republican governor's request to stage a pyrotechnic event at the iconic mountain sculpture over Independence Day.
After reaching accord on a one-year spending authority oversight plan, appropriators for the two Republican-led chambers struck a deal on Thursday afternoon, the last full day of session. The budget now goes to Gov. Kristi Noem for approval.

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