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Johnson Spends Wednesday In Pierre

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Pierre Native Dusty Johnson spent Wednesday back in his hometown campaigning and talking to local residents about why he is running for South Dakota’s lone voice in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018.

Johnson served six years on the state Public Utilities Commission and spent four years as Governor Dennis Daugaard’s Chief Of Staff.

Johnson says the main issue South Dakotan’s are talking about is the drought…

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Johnson, speaking on KCCR Wednesday, says outside of the drought, South Dakotan’s are upset that the federal government is not approving any major legislation…

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Johnson also applauds the Senate for sticking around DC during a part of the August recess to discuss healthcare reforms…

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Johnson held a fundraising event at the American Legion in Pierre Wednesday evening.

So far in addition to Johnson, Secretary of State Shantel Krebs and former Circuit Court Judge Tim Bjorkman have announced plans to run for Congress. 

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