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Gov. Kristi Noem shakes hands with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Aug. 21, 2023, near the nation's southern border. Also pictured, from left, are Gov. Kim Reynolds of Iowa and Gov. Jim Pillen of Nebraska. (Courtesy of Gov. Noem's office)

Texas hasn’t repaid South Dakota for help at the border

BY: and - January 30, 2024

Texas has not repaid South Dakota for assistance at the Texas-Mexico border even though similar mutual-aid agreements between South Dakota and other states have typically involved reimbursement, according to legislators and state officials. That revelation came Tuesday, one day before Governor Kristi Noem was scheduled to address a joint session of the Legislature about what […]