Noem: No special legislative session for food tax repeal


              South Dakota state Rep. Jamie Smith, the Democratic candidate for governor, challenges Gov. Kristi Noem to call a special legislative session to repeal the state's tax on groceries during a news conference in Sioux Falls, S.D., on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. Smith supported repeal of the tax several times during his six years in the state House. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves)
            
              South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem works the checkout counter at a grocery store in Sioux Falls, S.D., on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022, to promote her campaign proposal to repeal the state's tax on groceries. The Republican governor said she will not call a special legislative session ahead of the November election to push lawmakers to repeal the tax, despite calls from a handful of Republican lawmakers as well as her Democratic challenger. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves)
Noem: No special legislative session for food tax repeal