Rep Dusty Johnson

State Lawmaker Criticizes Congressman Johnson’s Peace Corps Vote

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-A recent vote by South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson is causing quite a “dust up” here at home. It concerns cutting funding for the Peace Corps. Now a state lawmaker and former Peace Corps volunteer is speaking out. “This is in Morocco, a few years ago, when I was setting up training and I was visiting the site…

Rep. Johnson Talks About South Dakota Hemp

SOUTH DAKOTA-The legalization of industrial hemp in South Dakota has been a hot-button issue this legislative session. Governor Kristi Noem has expressed her opposition to the growing of hemp. She says the state “isn’t ready” for it yet. She has public safety concerns saying hemp looks like marijuana and officials don’t have a roadside test to measure THC levels. Representative…

Rep. Dusty Johnson Back in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-It’s already been a busy year in Washington and Congressman Dusty Johnson has been there for it all, while trying to settle into his new role as South Dakota’s US Representative. KDLT’s Miranda Paige caught up with him to see how the new job is going. It’s important to Representative Dusty Johnson that he visits South Dakota. “This…

U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson Sworn into Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. — South Dakota’s lone house seat has officially been filled. Representative Dusty Johnson was sworn earlier this afternoon, but he’s been ready to get to work since the November election. From growing up in Pierre all the way to Capitol Hill this was an emotional day for Congressman Dusty Johnson. “Well I think it’s gratifying. You work for 18…