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January 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of Education and Labor Committee Members introduced legislation today to strengthen federal efforts to prevent and treat the harmful impacts of child abuse. The Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (Stronger CAPTA) includes bold, bipartisan reforms that will help states combat the uptick in child abuse and neglect.

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January 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) along with 33 of his Republican colleagues demanded better treatment of the National Guard deployed to Washington after it was reported that thousands of Guardsman were kicked out of House and Senate buildings and placed in parking garages.

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January 22, 2021 Weekly Column

More than 20,000 of our National Guard troops lined the streets of Washington this week to help safely usher in the peaceful transition of power. It was a striking image to see firsthand.

After the violence in the Capitol, these men and women dropped everything to come protect the streets of America’s capital city. 

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January 15, 2021 Weekly Column

In December, Members of Congress were given early access to the COVID-19 vaccine, and I asked for South Dakota to decide whether I should take the vaccine early to instill public confidence or wait my turn. Nearly 9,000 South Dakotans participated in the poll.

January 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) announced he will wait to receive the COVID-19 vaccine following a statewide poll asking when he should receive his shot.

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January 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) released a statement ahead of the U.S. House of Representatives vote to impeach President Donald Trump:

January 8, 2021 Weekly Column

Our U.S. Constitution was tested this week.

As you most of South Dakota now knows, on January 6th, I voted to uphold the 2020 election results that were certified, recounted, and audited from various states across the nation.

January 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) issued a statement amid the U.S. House and Senate counting of the Electoral College votes. Johnson will vote to uphold the election results that were certified, recounted, and audited from various states across the nation.

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January 4, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) introduced a constitutional amendment which limits the size of the U.S. Supreme Court to nine Justices. In recent months, there have been calls to “pack the court” following the confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett.

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January 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) issued a statement following his swearing-in as South Dakota’s Representative for the 117th Congress. This is Johnson’s second-term in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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In The News

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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