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Timothy Johnson's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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
April 9, 2014 World News - Johnson Introduces Legislation to End Dropped Rural Telephone Calls
March 13, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 6, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee - Oversight of Financial Stability and Data Security
Feb. 5, 2014 Johnson, Crapo Continue to Work on Housing Finance Reform
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Humayun Chaudhry, President and CEO Federation of State Medical Boards, and Jon Thomas, Chairman of the Board of Directors - Applaud Federation of State Medical Boards Proposal to Advance Telemedicine
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Protect Television Reception Across Rural America
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission - Keep Robust Rural Broadband Infrastructure Improvements
Oct. 28, 2013 Senators Johnson, Klobuchar, Fischer: FCC Approves Order to Strengthen Enforcement Against Providers Failing to Complete Telephone Calls to Rural Areas
Sept. 17, 2013 Johnson on Circulation of Rural Call Completion Order
May 29, 2013 Klobuchar, Johnson, Fischer Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Calling for Action to Improve Rural Communications
March 12, 2013 Johnson Statement on Rural Call Completion Settlement
Jan. 14, 2013 Johnson: Technical Education Creates Skilled Workforce
Aug. 16, 2012 Delegation Announces Major Upgrade to Sioux Falls Weather Radar
March 29, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee - "Developing the Framework for Safe and Efficient Mobile Payments"
Feb. 7, 2012 FCC Answers Johnson's Call to Fix Phone Problems in Rural Areas
Jan. 26, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
Jan. 18, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
June 21, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs - Cybersecurity
June 21, 2011 Johnson Holds Cybersecurity Hearing
May 20, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Julius Genachowski, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
April 12, 2011 Johnson: Rural SD Stations to Receive Funding For Digital Upgrade
April 6, 2011 Letter to Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman
Oct. 1, 2010 Johnson Cosponsored Bill to Regulate TV Commercial Volume Passes Senate
July 6, 2010 Johnson Meets with METLAB Officials, Tours Facility
March 18, 2010 Johnson Announces Launch of New Website
March 16, 2010 Johnson: We Need to Expand Rural Broadband Access
Dec. 16, 2009 Johnson Cosponsors Bill to Regulate TV Commercial Volume
July 7, 2009 Johnson Supports Adelstein Nomination Before Committee
May 19, 2009 Johnson Introduces Bill to Expand Reach of EROS Images
May 12, 2009 As DTV Deadline Nears, Johnson Reminds South Dakotans That Resources are Still Available
Aug. 19, 2008 Johnson Addresses SD Association of Telecommunications Cooperatives Annual Meeting
Nov. 13, 2007 Congressional Delegation Protects Local Broadcast Networks
Oct. 18, 2006 Johnson: Stop Ads that Disparage Yankton
Sept. 29, 2006 Security and Accountability for Every Port Act -- Conference Report
July 8, 2006 Johnson Tours EPSCoR Laboratory
April 13, 2006 Johnson Hails Agreement to Transfer Ownership of Homestake Mine
Jan. 30, 2006 Johnson Pushes Bill to Enhance Science and Technology
Oct. 7, 2005 Johnson, Herseth Applaud FCC Resolution of Cell Tower Red Tape
Oct. 6, 2005 Johnson, Herseth Press FCC to Quickly Resolve Delays of Cell Tower Construction
Sept. 22, 2005 Senator Johnson Sends Computers to Axtell Middle School
July 7, 2005 Johnson Attends EROS Event in Sioux Falls
April 6, 2005 Johnson Encourages Clean Airwaves for Children
Nov. 19, 2004 Tribute to Jimmy Ray Loyless
Oct. 9, 2004 Letter to Michael Powell, Chair of the Federal Communications Commission
March 1, 2004 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Nov. 7, 2003 Universal Service
June 19, 2003 Hearing of Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Technology
Issue Position: Technology
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