Latest Kristi Noem News

Ivey, challengers race to right in Alabama GOP primary

May. 19, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

In a pair of campaign ads this GOP primary season, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey falsely declares the election was stolen from Donald Trump and accuses the federal government of “shipping illegal immigrants" to the state. “My message to Biden: No way, Jose," she says. ...

South Dakota report: Noem's daughter got special treatment

May. 18, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers on Wednesday unanimously approved a report finding that Republican Gov. Kristi Noem's daughter got preferential treatment while she was applying for a real estate appraiser's license in 2020. The findings of last year's legislative...

Draft report finds Noem's daughter got special treatment

May. 17, 2022 19:06 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers on Wednesday will consider a legislative report that finds Gov. Kristi Noem's daughter received preferential treatment while she was applying for a real estate appraiser license in 2020. The Legislature's Government Operations and...

Severe storms blamed for 3 deaths in South Dakota, Minnesota

May. 13, 2022 13:17 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Strong winds and a tornado caused widespread damage in parts of the Midwest, where officials said another round of severe weather during a stormy week left three more people dead. In Minnesota, a grain bin fell onto a car Thursday and killed a passenger...

Noem's appeal of abortion pills order put on hold

May. 10, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered that a case between Planned Parenthood and the state of South Dakota be put on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court issues a decision in a separate case that could overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion...

Ohio Republican Gov. DeWine will face Nan Whaley this fall

May. 03, 2022 22:45 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday won his party’s nomination for a second term in office and will face Democrat Nan Whaley this fall after he overcame conservative anger of his strict pandemic policies and notable rifts with former President Donald Trump. ...

Possible overturning of Roe sends abortion fight to states

May. 03, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

The bombshell leak of a draft opinion suggesting the Supreme Court is poised to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade case legalizing abortion nationwide has set the country on course for an even more polarized and fluctuating landscape of abortion rights. Almost immediately, Republicans...

SD pot legalization campaign submits signatures for ballot

May. 03, 2022 15:05 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Advocates for legalizing recreational marijuana in South Dakota on Tuesday submitted petition signatures to the secretary of state, saying they were confident they had collected enough to place the initiative on the November ballot. South Dakotans for...

South Dakota readies for state-lines abortion access fight

May. 03, 2022 13:18 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's anti-abortion lawmakers and the state's only abortion provider are poised to turn their fight to accessing abortion over state lines if the U.S. Supreme Court follows through on a draft opinion that overturns the 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized...

South Dakota ethics board grinds forward on Noem complaints

May. 02, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota ethics board on Monday moved to hire an outside attorney as it considers a pair of ethics complaints against Gov. Kristi Noem, delaying its decision on whether to investigate allegations the governor interfered in a state agency evaluating her daughter's...