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Timothy Johnson's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Timothy 'Tim' Peter Johnson
Office: U.S. Senate (SD) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Barbara; 4 Children: Brooks, Brendan, Kelsey Marie
Birth Date: 12/28/1946
Birth Place: Canton, SD
Home City: Vermillion, SD
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
Issue Position: Budget
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Health
July 29, 2014 Johnson Statement on Confirmation of Robert McDonald to be VA Secretary
July 29, 2014 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014
July 23, 2014 Black Hills Pioneer - Health Reform Is Expanding Coverage
July 10, 2014 Johnson Meets with Department of Veterans Affairs Nominee
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 25, 2014 Global Child Health
June 24, 2014 Johnson: Inclusion Of Hot Springs VA On America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List Underscores Urgency In Fight To Keep Facility Open
June 11, 2014 On This Father's Day and Men's Health Month -- A Good Reminder about the Importance of Preventive Health Care
June 11, 2014 Senator Johnson's Statement on Passage of Sanders-McCain VA Bill
May 30, 2014 Senator Johnson's Statement on the Resignation of Secretary Shinseki
May 20, 2014 FY15 MilCon/VA Subcommittee Markup Bill Summary
April 15, 2014 Recognizing Military and Veterans Caregiver Month
March 24, 2014 Blog: On the Four Year Anniversary, Health Reform Delivers
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki - Hot Springs VA
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
March 14, 2013 Johnson, Crapo Reintroduce Bill To Address Shortfall of Veterinarians in Rural Areas
March 13, 2013 Letter to Dr. Chaudhry and Dr. Talmage - Develop Medical Licensure Portability Proposal
March 13, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - The Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act
Oct. 24, 2012 Breast Cancer Awareness Month
June 28, 2012 Johnson: Huge Win for South Dakotans and the Nation
May 10, 2012 Delegation Responds to VA Announcement Extending Comment Period
May 9, 2012 Delta Dental Plan to Receive $3.3 Million to Improve Oral Health Through Prevention
April 6, 2012 Johnson Announces Funding For Local Health Organizations
March 30, 2012 Johnson, Murkowski, Begich, Inouye Introduce Bill to Advance Research in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
March 30, 2012 Alaska Senators Introduce Bill to Advance Research in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
March 26, 2012 Health Reform is Delivering Results for South Dakota
Jan. 17, 2012 Johnson: Health Care Reform Building Stronger Health Workforce
Dec. 9, 2011 Introduction of Legislation to Keep Lab Services in Rural Communities
Dec. 8, 2011 Johnson: Seniors Saving Considerable Amounts of Money Under New Health Law
Oct. 6, 2011 Johnsons Encourage Annual Screenings As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Continues
Sept. 27, 2011 Murkowski Joins Six Senate Colleagues Urging Indian Health Service Improvements
Sept. 27, 2011 Senators Urge Improvements to Indian Health Service
Sept. 12, 2011 National Suicide Prevention Week and World Suicide Prevention Day
Sept. 12, 2011 National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day
Aug. 30, 2011 Johnson Urges More Collaboration Between VA and IHS to Provide Quality Care in Tough Budget Climate
July 28, 2011 Johnson Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Rural Hospitals
July 27, 2011 Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks to Assist Rural Hospitals
July 14, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 3, 2011 Johnson, Seniors Talk About Republican Plan To End Medicare As We Know It
May 18, 2011 Letter to Donald Berwick, M.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
May 16, 2011 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
April 19, 2011 Johnson Discusses Health Care at Two Facilities in Sisseton
April 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
March 30, 2011 A Year Later, Health Reform Helping South Dakotans
March 30, 2011 1-Year Anniversary of Health Reform Law
March 24, 2011 Johnson Brings USDA Official, Local Leaders to Avera to Discuss Expanding Telemedicine
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