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Noem outlines ways South Dakota can address southern border crisis | Feb 01


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On today's update...

Governor Kristi Noem is joining the Texas governor in declaring the situation at the U.S. Southern border an "invasion." The Republican governor briefed lawmakers on her plans during a joint session of the state legislature.

There is currently no plan for Texas to reimburse South Dakota for the National Guard deployments to the U.S.-Mexico border. The topic came up during testimony to replenish the Emergency and Disaster Fund.

A statewide study of child care is moving forward in Pierre. The Senate State Affairs Committee is sending Senate Bill 125 to appropriations with a do-pass recommendation.

Summit Carbon Solutions is gearing up for its next application hearing with the Public Utilities Commission. This time, however, Summit is bringing biofuel producer POET into the mix.

And more.

Krystal is the local host of "All Things Considered."