Press Releases

July 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Following a legislative push from U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will abandon efforts to reclassify Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) like Rapid City and 140 other cities.

Issues:
July 9, 2021 Press Release
These announcements mirror two of Johnson’s bills, the Butcher Block Act and the Small Packer Overtime and Holiday Fee Relief for COVID-19 Act

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.), Ranking Member of the Livestock & Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee, issued a statement following President Biden’s Executive Order and the U.S.

Issues:
July 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last week, U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) spoke on the House floor in support of the Hyde Amendment which prohibits federal funding of abortions.

Despite decades-long precedent, the Hyde Amendment was not included in President Biden’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2022.  

Issues:
July 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.), Ranking Member of the Livestock & Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee, and Representative Angie Craig (D-MN), applauded the U.S.

Issues:
July 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) announced three South Dakota student artist winners for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition.

Issues:
July 1, 2021 Press Release

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

Issues:
June 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Co-Chairs of the Congressional Veterinary Medicine Caucus, Reps. Dusty Johnson (R-SD) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) introduced the Healthy Dog Importation Act of 2021. This bipartisan plan would ensure dogs imported into the United States are not at risk of spreading dangerous diseases that could harm Americans and our animals.

Issues:
June 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the co-chairs of the bipartisan House Biofuels Caucus—Rep. Angie Craig (MN-02), Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03), Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13), Rep. Dusty Johnson (SD-AL), Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), and Rep.

Issues:
June 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Representatives Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) and Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) joined Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Vilsack and the Department of Justice (DOJ) Acting Solicitor General Prelogar to urge the Administration to pursue all legal actions in a recent U.S.

Issues:
June 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, over one hundred and twenty bipartisan congressional interns led by four interns from the office of U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-SD) sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to reopen the U.S. Capitol to the American public. Since March 12, 2020, the U.S.

Pages