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Politics & Election News

No relief for grocery bills for South Dakotans

PIERRE, S.D. - By a vote of 8 to 1, the South Dakota House Appropriations Committee has defeated the proposed grocery sales tax repeal. The repeal of the 4.5% tax had been a cornerstone of Governor Kristi Noem's reelection campaign.…