Noem: South Dakota ending 2021 on solid financial ground  (Audio)

December 27, 2021
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Governor Kristi Noem says South Dakota is ending the year on solid financial ground.

She tells KWAT News  state will end the year with more than $307 million in its budget reserves. It has maintained its Triple-A bond rating, and has one of the strongest state employee retirement system plans in the nation….

South Dakota has had a Triple-A bond rating for the past five fiscal years, and its retirement system has a funded status of more than 105-percent.