Press Releases

August 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) and Collin Peterson (D-MN) introduced the Preserving Readership and Information of Newspapers for Tomorrow (PRINT) Act, which would include the cost of print production of local print media in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

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August 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) and U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.), members of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees, respectively, today issued the following statements after the U.S.

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July 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) today announced South Dakota’s first Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app competition for students in middle and high school across the country.

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July 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.-AL) and Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07) introduced the COVID-19 Telehealth Program Extension Act to appropriate additional funds to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) COVID-19 Telehealth Program authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

July 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) and Greg Gianforte (R-MT) urged the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to hold convicted pedophile and former Indian Health Service (IHS) pediatrician Stanley Patrick Weber fully accountable for his actions. The Representatives demanded HHS take quick action to revoke Mr.

July 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) issued a statement following the U.S.

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July 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, during the House Agriculture Committee’s Nutrition, Oversight and Department Operations Subcommittee hearing, Subcommittee Ranking Member Dusty Johnson (SD-AL) questioned U.S.

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July 21, 2020 Press Release
41 Lawmakers to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai: “The Costs of Standing Up Telehealth Programs and the Insufficient Access to Broadband Internet in Many Parts of the Country are Hindering Providers and Patients from Realizing the Full Potential of These Expanded Flexibilities”

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S.

July 21, 2020 Press Release
Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Public Hearing: “An Overview of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program”

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Thank you, Madam Chair.

When Secretary Perdue announced the creation of the Farmers to Families Food Box program, I was excited. 

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