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South Dakota investigation weighs Noem's use of state plane

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South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem blurred the lines between official travel and attending either family or political events. A county prosecutor overseeing the investigation will decide whether the governor broke an untested law enacted by voters in 2006. The 2006 ballot measure was a response to scrutiny of plane travel by then-Gov. Mike Rounds, who attended events such as his son's away basketball games while on trips for other official business.
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South Dakota investigates governor’s use of state airplane

County prosecutor will decide whether Republican Kristi Noem broke an untested law to rein in questionable use of state plane

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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South Dakota investigation weighs Noem's use of state plane

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem was returning from an official appearance in Rapid City in 2019 when she faced a decision: Overnight in the capital of Pierre, where another trip would start the next day, or head home and see her son attend his high school prom?

2 months ago·United States
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South Dakota investigation weighs Noem's use of state plane

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is under investigation for using a state-owned airplane to fly to political events and bring family members with her on trips

2 months ago·United States
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South Dakota investigation weighs Noem’s use of state plane

The trips sparked a complaint to the state ethics board, which has referred the matter to the state's Division of Criminal Investigation. A county prosecutor overseeing the investigation will decide whether the governor broke an untested law enacted by voters in 2006 to rein in questionable use of the state airplane.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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South Dakota investigation weighs Noem's use of state plane

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem was returning from an official appearance in Rapid City in 2019 when she faced a decision: Overnight in the capital of Pierre, where another trip would start the next day, or head home and see her son attend his high school prom?The Republican governor chose the latter, a decision that eventually cost taxpayers some $3,700 when the state airplane dropped her…

2 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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South Dakota investigation weighs Noem's use of state plane

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem was returning from an official appearance in Rapid City in 2019 when she faced a decision: Overnight in the capital of Pierre, where another trip would start the next day, or head home and see her son attend his high school prom?The Republican governor chose the latter, a decision that eventually cost taxpayers some $3,700 when the state airplane dropped her off near her home and then return…

2 months ago·Tacoma, United States
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