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South Dakota turns down Trump’s $300-a-week unemployment benefits – New York Post

South Dakota has turned down President Trump’s offer of a $300 weekly boost in unemployment aid amid the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Kristi Noem on Friday said her state was “fortunate&#…

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South Dakota has turned down President Trump’s offer of a $300 weekly boost in unemployment aid amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Kristi Noem on Friday said her state was “fortunate” not to need the federal funds, citing the rebounding local economy and recent job growth.
“South Dakota’s economy, having never been shut down, has recovered nearly 80 percent of our job losses,” she said in a statement.
“[It] is the only state in the nation that didn’t have extended benefits kick in because ou…

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