October 28, 2021
PIERRE, S.D.–Governor Kristi Noem signed an Executive Order Wednesday that she says protects state employees from federal vaccine mandates….
The governor says the Executive Order does not apply to service members with the South Dakota National Guard who must meet federal readiness responsibilities for deployment.
South Dakota U.S. Senator John Thune also weighed in on federal vaccine mandates Wednesday…
Thune says the federal mandate hasn’t passed yet, but he will work to defeat it.