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September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Tuesday, September 15, 2020, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus – 25 Democrats and 25 Republicans -- unveiled its “March To Common Ground” framework to help break the gridlock on the latest COVID-19 relief package and encourage negotiators to get back to the table. 

September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) today introduced the Gilt Edge Mine Conveyance Act, legislation that would authorize the state of South Dakota to purchase approximately 266 acres of U.S. Forest Service land in Lawrence County.

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September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI), David Cicilline (D-RI), and Dusty Johnson (R-SD), have introduced the Highways Coronavirus Relief Act, bipartisan legislation to temporarily increase the amount the federal government contributes to federal highway projects.

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September 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and U.S. Rep.

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September 11, 2020 Weekly Column

America is a young nation. Constitution Day is September 17th and it marks two hundred and thirty-three years since the ratification of our U.S. Constitution. Although our nation was founded in 1776, our guiding principles of freedom of the press and free speech were officially set in stone more than ten years later. 

September 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) applauded the U.S.

September 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and U.S. Rep.

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September 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) and U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D) today announced that they are accepting applications to the U.S. military academies for the class entering in the summer of 2021.

September 9, 2020 Weekly Column

Today, military homecomings are met with open arms, tears of joy, parades, and celebrations – a concept that is a bit foreign to the nearly three million soldiers who returned home from the Vietnam War. 

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April 19, 2019 In The News

South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson saw two distinct, complex problems during his recent visit to the country's southern border, and he says that complicates finding a broader solution. 

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April 9, 2019 In The News

South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says he is challenging Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to allow a bill to be debated that would protect babies born during botched abortions.

April 3, 2019 In The News

South Dakota's lone member for U.S. House of Representatives is backing the Trump administration's plan to add work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

The change would require most able-bodied adults to work at least 20 hours. There are a number of exceptions, including special protections for Native American reservations.

March 29, 2019 In The News

Congressman Dusty Johnson stopped in for a visit at Redfield Energy on Monday, March 18th, a day prior to National Ag Day. Pictured  from left: RE Board member Craig Johnson; Congressman Johnson’s NE Area Director Aimee Kamp; RE Board member Doug Deiter; RE Board member Francis Hass; Congressman Johnson; RE Board member Jay Esser; RE CEO Tom Hitchcock.

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March 29, 2019 In The News

RAPID CITY — Fourteen years after Ellsworth Air Force Base escaped then-Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s base closure list, the Air Force just ensured the base’s long-term future.

Wednesday, the Air Force announced that Ellsworth would receive the first operational B-21 bomber and the formal training unit.

March 29, 2019 In The News

U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds and U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson say they support Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report becoming public.

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March 4, 2019 In The News
Representative Johnson says he believes the country is moving “in the right direction” and is looking forward to hearing the President Trump’s remarks.
February 28, 2019 In The News

Courage and conviction won the day over congressional political pressure in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.

South Dakota's lone congressman broke with his party and voted his conscience, ignoring all political calculations.

February 28, 2019 In The News
"This plan is so outrageous that it’s been called the 'Green Dream.' If Democrats did their homework, they would know that just a few months ago Congress delivered a Green New Deal – It’s called the 2018 Farm Bill. And it delivered historic investments and collaboration with producers for improvements in Conservation, Forest management, and Energy Efficiency."
February 26, 2019 In The News

Congressman Dusty Johnson agrees with Governor Kristi Noem that ongoing trade disputes have really hurt South Dakota agriculture.

"Yeah. I mean. Of course, we need a successful outcome to this trade dispute, but we also need a swift one," Johnson tells Kelo Radio's It's Your Business Show with Bill Zortman.  

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