Press Releases

December 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, a provision authored by U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) to improve the Department of Defense’s (DoD) approach to overseeing weapon systems investments was included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021 Conference Report.

December 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, legislation authored by U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) to honor former Congressman and Rosebud Sioux tribal member Ben Reifel passed the U.S. Senate and will head to the president’s desk for his signature. The bill designates the United States Postal Service building in Rosebud, South Dakota, as the Ben Reifel Post Office Building.

December 3, 2020 Press Release
Momentum is building for passage, Members declare: No one is going home until new relief is passed

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Thursday, December 3, 2020, members of the Problem Solvers Caucus stood together to fight for their common-sense bipartisan, bicameral COVID-19 emergency relief package. It is being supported by a rapidly growing group of Senators on both sides of the aisle, the U.S.

December 1, 2020 Press Release
Representatives Gottheimer, Reed, Gonzalez, Phillips, Spanberger, and Upton from the Problem Solvers Caucus also joined the bipartisan, bicameral announcement

Washington, DC – Today, U.S.

November 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) applauded the Senate passage of his bipartisan bill to safeguard Educational Impact Aid for military and tribal schoolchildren amid the pandemic. The bill is now headed to the President’s desk to be signed into law. The Impact Aid Coronavirus Relief Act (H.R.

October 30, 2020 Press Release

America is a special place.

I was reminded of that this week as I had coffee with Svitlana and Iryna. Both of these women moved to America from Ukraine two years ago. Both are married to hardworking husbands, and both have children.

October 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, members of the Western Caucus released the following statements after Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced the delisting of the gray wolf in the lower 48 states. 

October 21, 2020 Press Release
The Bipartisan Legislation Would Correct a CARES Act Error to Make Sure Seniors Don’t Pay Out-Of-Pocket for Future COVID-19 Vaccine

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Dusty Johnson (R-SD) and Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) introduced the Securing Affordable Vaccines Equally (SAVE) for Seniors Act, bipartisan legislation that would ensure seniors on traditional Medicare have access to a future COVID-19 vaccine without cost-sharing.

October 7, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) introduced the District of Columbia-Maryland Reunion Act, legislation that would revert the majority of Washington, D.C., suburbs to the state of Maryland. The National Capitol Service Area, consisting solely of the National Mall and federal buildings would remain the District of Columbia.

October 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S.