Governor Kristi Noem delivers 2022 Budget Address to the South Dakota State Legislature
Updated: Dec. 6, 2022 at 6:46 PM CST
Governor Kristi Noem delivered her annual budget address to South Dakota state lawmakers in the House chamber of the State Capitol. Noem hit on many proposals during the address; chief among them sticking with her commitment to remove the state's tax on groceries. Additionally, Noem proposed spending on infrastructure, prisons, and providing the state's National Guardsmen with 100% tuition.
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