Kristi Noem

  • Kristi Noem May 20

    South Dakota Gov. Takes Tribe Checkpoint Flap to White House

    South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said Wednesday she is appealing to President Donald Trump’s administration in her standoff with two American Indian tribes over coronavirus checkpoints they set up on federal and state highways.

  • Sioux tribes May 11

    South Dakota Tribes Defy Governor, Maintain Checkpoints in Coronavirus Fight

    Two Native American tribes are defying South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s order to remove roadside checkpoints that tribal leaders claim are necessary to keep coronavirus from infecting reservations, NBC News reported Monday.

  • Governor Nov 19, 2019

    South Dakota’s Governor Defends ‘Meth. We’re on It’ Campaign

    South Dakota sparked online guffaws Monday by rolling out an anti-drug campaign featuring people saying, “Meth, I’m on it,” and the governor said the backlash proves the effort to raise awareness is working. The nearly $1.4 million campaign aimed at tackling the state’s methamphetamine epidemic includes $449,000 paid to the Minneapolis-based ad agency that created the tagline. A press release...

  • Governor Apr 10, 2019

    Blizzard Warnings Posted From Colorado to Minnesota

    Blizzard warnings were posted from Colorado to Minnesota on Wednesday and wildfires were a concern in New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma as the second so-called “bomb cyclone” storm in less than a month hit the central U.S., raising the prospect of renewed flooding in the already drenched Midwest. Heavy snow began disrupting ground and air travel Wednesday afternoon. Roads became...

  • Donald Trump Sep 20, 2018

    Fact Check: Trump’s Fuzzy Medicare Math

    President Donald Trump on several occasions has taken credit for making Medicare “stronger.” In one instance, he said, “Medicare will be $700 billion stronger over the next decade thanks to our growth.” In fact, Medicare’s finances have worsened since he took office, and economic growth is not expected to help the program as much as he claims

  • Donald Trump Nov 2, 2017

    GOP Tax Plan Would Slash Corporate Rate, Help Wealthiest

    House Republicans on Thursday unveiled a tax cut plan that would slash the corporate rate and lower the personal taxes of most Americans but also limit a cherished deduction for homeowners, as President Donald Trump and the GOP seek to deliver on the first tax revamp in three decades. The proposal would add $1.5 trillion to the nation’s debt over...

  • Donald Trump Jan 2, 2017

    Q&A: How GOP Could Repeal Health Care Law

    The stakes confronting Republicans determined to dismantle President Barack Obama’s health care law were evident in one recent encounter between an Ohio congressman and a constituent. “He said, ‘Now you guys own it. Now fix it. It’s on your watch now,'” recalled GOP Rep. Pat Tiberi, chairman of a pivotal health subcommittee. “And this is a supporter.” Republicans have unanimously...

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