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September 3, 2020 Weekly Column

Over the last week, many schools across South Dakota resumed classes – both in-person and online. This marks the beginning of a sense of normalcy many of our kids are experiencing for the first time in several months. 

September 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) and U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) urged U.S. Department of Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to include personal protective equipment (PPE) as a deductible classroom expense under the Educator Expense Deduction. Currently, educators can deduct up to $250 of supplementary classroom materials and equipment.

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August 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today in Rapid City, U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) honored thirteen Veterans who served during the Vietnam War with a commemoration pin for their service to our nation.

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August 21, 2020 Weekly Column

The last several months continue to serve as a reminder of services critical to all Americans. Two of those services have been on the forefront of my mind recently: The United States Postal Service and local newspapers.

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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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August 14, 2020 Weekly Column

At the beginning of the pandemic, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act – this bill authorized a critical pandemic program for American families – the Farmers to Families Food Box. Since March, more than 62 million families across the country have received food boxes.

August 7, 2020 Weekly Column

South Dakota is home to outstanding universities and technical colleges that are leading the country in science, technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM) fields that so many students are pursuing. These students have an opportunity to receive a first-class education right here in South Dakota.

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July 31, 2020 Weekly Column

With all eyes focused on the pandemic, whether or not kids will head back to school in August, and concerns about unemployment, it’s easy to miss the wins of the week. 

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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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February 25, 2019 In The News
“I think it’s exciting anytime you can see entrepreneurship at the private sector and at the local government level coming together and making for a better future. We need more agreements like this throughout the country,” said Rep. Johnson.
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February 21, 2019 In The News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - Congressman Dusty Johnson took a break from the politics of Washington to make a stop in South Dakota.

He toured Southeast Tech in Sioux Falls Thursday morning before attending a discussion with the Farmer's Business Network.

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February 21, 2019 In The News
“The job in Congress can be pretty challenging, but I would tell you it is rewarding. There are good things that can get done. You’ve got to work a lot harder than you want to to get them done, but if it’s one thing I understand, it’s hard work,” said Rep. Jonson.
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February 20, 2019 In The News
While a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada was signed by President Donald Trump at the end of November, it has yet to be ratified by Congress. That needs to change, said U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., speaking Wednesday at the Aberdeen Ag Expo at the Best Western Ramkota Inn and Convention Center.
February 14, 2019 In The News
“If you look at this bill on the facts, on its potential to positively impact people’s lives, this is a good bill,” Johnson said.
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February 6, 2019 In The News
"If your boss wants you to text, you text. If she wants you to come in and brief her in person, you brief her in person. One thing I'm increasingly seeing is that my boss, the people of South Dakota, want to have this kind of interaction so I better give it to them," said Johnson.
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January 24, 2019 In The News
U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., announced Wednesday that he has been chosen for a seat on the House Agriculture Committee.
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January 3, 2019 In The News
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