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Timothy Johnson's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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 15, 2014 Recognizing Military and Veterans Caregiver Month
March 25, 2014 Johnson Questions VA Secretary Shinseki
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki - EIS for Hot Springs VA Does Not Start with a Pre-Determined Outcome
Jan. 7, 2014 Johnson Statement on Hot Springs VA Announcement
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki - Hot Springs VA
Nov. 7, 2013 Delegation to Celebrate Contributions of Code Talkers in Gold Medal Ceremony
Nov. 7, 2013 Honoring the Sacrifice and Service of South Dakota's Veterans
Sept. 26, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014--Continued
June 20, 2013 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Fiscal Year 2014 Appropriations Bill
May 23, 2013 Chairwoman Mikulski Announces Agreement Among DoD, VA, IRS, SSA to Work Together to End Gridlock of VA Claims Backlog
March 12, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
March 12, 2013 Johnson Addresses CR on the Senate Floor
Jan. 29, 2013 Delegation, Save The VA Committee Meets With Secretary Shinseki
Dec. 19, 2012 Delegation Release on Hot Springs
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Sept. 19, 2012 Johnson Announces More than $1 Million for Sioux Falls Non-Profit
July 13, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
May 22, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2013 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act
May 10, 2012 Delegation Responds to VA Announcement Extending Comment Period
April 6, 2012 Working to End Homelessness Among Veterans
March 27, 2012 Johnson Announces $152,975 to Provide Housing for Homeless Sioux Falls Vets
March 2, 2012 Letter to Eric Shinsek, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Feb. 16, 2012 Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Military and Veterans Education Benefits
Nov. 3, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee - Empowering and Protecting Servicemembers, Veterans and their Families in the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Nov. 2, 2011 Johnson to Highlight Financial Protections for Servicemembers and Veterans
Aug. 30, 2011 Johnson Urges More Collaboration Between VA and IHS to Provide Quality Care in Tough Budget Climate
July 20, 2011 Johnson's Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Bill Becomes First Appropriations Bill of Year to Clear Senate
July 20, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
July 20, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
July 19, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
July 18, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
July 14, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
July 14, 2011 On Senate Floor, Johnson Urges Passage of Veterans Funding Bill
June 28, 2011 MilCon/VA Subcommittee Approves FY2012 Spending Bill
April 5, 2011 Johnson: Native American Veterans Should Have Equal Recognition on Capitol Hill
Feb. 8, 2011 Letter to Erik K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and Jacob J. Lew, Office of Management and Budget Director
Oct. 1, 2010 Johnson: Expand Benefits of GI Bill to National Guard Members that Serve Here at Home
Sept. 28, 2010 Johnson: Senate Passes Bill to Ensure Veterans and Their Families Can Receive Important Benefits
June 26, 2010 Johnson Speaks to Local Veterans at Honor Flight Event
June 23, 2010 Chairman Johnson Marks Anniversary of GI Bill
June 3, 2010 Johnson Meets with Local Officials to Discuss Efforts to End Homelessness and Improve Health Care for Veterans
May 27, 2010 Senate to Pass Supplemental Funding Bill
May 26, 2010 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations For Fiscal Year 2010 - Continued
May 20, 2010 Johnson Works to End Veteran Homelessness
April 28, 2010 Johnson: VA to Keep Centers in Fort Meade, Hot Springs Open
April 15, 2010 During Hearing, Chairman Johnson Highlights Efforts to Clear the Backlog of Veterans' Claims
April 12, 2010 Johnson Meets with VA Secretary To Discuss Benefits Claim Process
March 17, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Eric Shinseki, Secretary, Department Of Veterans Affairs
March 1, 2010 Johnson Applauds VA for Doing More to Address Needs of Gulf War Veterans
Dec. 9, 2009 Johnson: Comprehensive Spending Bill Good for South Dakota
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