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October 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Johnson met with Amanda Harris of Harrisburg and Amanda Hargreaves of Mitchell, the 2020 and 2021 South Dakota Teachers of the Year. Harris and Hargreaves are visiting Washington for the Council of Chief State School Officers National Teacher of the Year Program D.C.

October 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House Agriculture Committee unanimously passed the bipartisan Cattle Contract Library Act of 2021 (H.R. 5609).

October 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) is seeking internship applications for Spring 2022 in his Washington, D.C., Rapid City, Aberdeen, and Sioux Falls offices.

October 15, 2021 Weekly Column

Break out your blaze orange vests; pheasant season is back again in South Dakota!

October 8, 2021 Weekly Column

This guest column is written by Shawnee Red Bear, who works in Congressman Johnson’s Washington DC office

October 1, 2021 Weekly Column

This past Wednesday, I hosted a telephone town hall with constituents 35 and under.

Now some of you may be thinking, Dusty, why would you host a town hall exclusive to younger folks?



In The News

August 7, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON – During a particularly acrimonious week in Congress marked by name-calling, threats and shouting matches, two House members – Republican Dusty Johnson of South Dakota and Democrat Dean Phillips of Minnesota – sat together in the Capitol Rotunda pitching a one-of-a-kind experiment in civility and bipartisanship.

July 7, 2021 In The News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Representative Dusty Johnson visited the newly designated Ben Reifel Post Office in Rosebud on Wednesday.

Rep. Johnson introduced the legislation in May 2019 as a way to honor Ben Reifel’s legacy in the state. The legislation was signed by former President Trump in 2020.

June 26, 2021 In The News

Small meat processors across the nation may benefit from a bipartisan bill introduced Thursday that looks to ease regulatory barriers and bring new grant and loan opportunities through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

June 10, 2021 In The News

WALL, S.D. — Congressman Dusty Johnson applauding the new interstate agreement Thursday afternoon while touring the Wall Meat processing facility.

He talked with the staff to get a feel for how the business is faring.

Johnson says there are two major issues when it comes to meat processing in the U.S. – transparency and capacity.

June 5, 2021 In The News

There's a new hot topic within the Department of Veterans Affairs health care network.

U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., visited with administrators from the Aberdeen VA outpatient clinic about what's called "de-prescription" during a stop in Aberdeen this week. He also got a tour of the facility.

May 24, 2021 In The News

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Congressman Dusty Johnson was in Rapid City Monday honoring two Vietnam War Veterans at the Fountain Springs Health Care Center.

Ted Big Crow served in the Marines and Harry Parkhurst served in both the Army and the Navy. Both men made multiple trips to serve overseas.

May 17, 2021 In The News

Two members of South Dakota’s congressional delegation are urging US Attorney General Merrick Garland to continue the US Department of Justice investigation into the nation’s four biggest meatpackers.

May 14, 2021 In The News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson released a video that may reflect how a lot of us feel.

The video shows the congressman giving advice on what we can do with masks when they are longer needed. The video shows Johnson using his old mask as a drink cuzzi, a cleaning cloth and a pocket square to name a few uses. All set to Taylor Swift’s “Shake it off.”