COVID-relief funds

Legislator resigns and agrees to repay nearly $500,000, plus interest, in pandemic relief funds

BY: - August 17, 2023

State Sen. Jessica Castleberry, R-Rapid City, will make $2,400 monthly payments over a span of 20 to 30 years to repay state government, with interest, for pandemic relief money she accepted in alleged violation of state law. Attorney General Marty Jackley announced details of the agreement Thursday at a press conference in Pierre. At about […]