Can Noem win South Dakota’s looming food tax fight?
The sales tax on food is nearly 90 years old. Without it, some think the state would need an income tax.
It’s one thing to propose it.
It’s another thing to pass it.
Gov. Kristi Noem’s proposal to eliminate the state’s general sales tax on groceries was not a surprise when she delivered her budget address Dec. 6. After all, the issue emerged as one of her strongest themes in the final stages of her re-election campaign.