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Timothy Johnson's Public Statements on Issue: Indigenous Peoples

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: American Indian Affairs
July 30, 2014 Johnson's Native Languages Bill Passes Out of Committee, Heads to Senate Floor
July 9, 2014 Senator Johnson Introduces Legislation to Help Adoptive Parents in Indian Country Receive Adoption Tax Credit
June 18, 2014 President of Oglala Lakota College Testifies Before Indian Affairs Committee
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
May 8, 2014 Johnson, Murkowski Introduce Native Languages Bill
May 7, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 7, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 7, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 25, 2014 Johnson Announces Economic Development Administration Grant to the Oglala Sioux Tribe
March 20, 2014 Johnson Continues to Advocate for Housing in Indian Country
March 11, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, US Attorney General - Pay Alaska Tribes for Past Contract Shortfalls
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Matthew Burwell, Director Office of Management and Budget: Johnson Commends Obama Administration Decision to Fully Pay Tribal Contract Supports
Jan. 17, 2014 Tester, Johnson, Begich, and Schatz Introduce Native Languages Bill
Nov. 21, 2013 Native American Heritage Month
Nov. 20, 2013 Johnson Speaks at Code Talkers Gold Medal Ceremony
Oct. 16, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed
Aug. 16, 2013 Johnson Announces New Resources to Help Consumers Navigate Health Insurance Marketplace
April 9, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Oct. 23, 2012 Johnson Holds Domestic Violence Roundtable
Sept. 25, 2012 Delegation: USDA to Provide Remaining Funding for MNI Waste' Water System
Sept. 20, 2012 Johnson's Language Preservation Act Moves Forward
Sept. 14, 2012 Johnson Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Language Preservation Act
July 31, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 25, 2012 Impact Aid Provisions Included in Defense Authorization Act
May 9, 2012 Delta Dental Plan to Receive $3.3 Million to Improve Oral Health Through Prevention
March 8, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee - Housing Crisis in Indian Country
Feb. 15, 2012 Johnson Addresses Indian Housing Conference
Nov. 10, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee - Opportunities and Challenges for Economic Development in Indian Country
Oct. 17, 2011 Johnson Statement on Passing of Elouise Cobell
Aug. 2, 2011 Johnson Warns Settlement Recipients May Be Targets for Scams
Dec. 10, 2010 Johnson Announces $680,668 for Transit Improvements in Indian Country
Dec. 1, 2010 Johnson Cosponsors Bill to Reauthorize ANA Programs Through 2016
Nov. 19, 2010 Johnson Reacts to Senate Passage of the Cobell Settlement
Nov. 4, 2010 Johnson, Local Officials View Results of Stimulus Funding at Flandreau Indian School
Oct. 8, 2010 Reflections on Native American Day
Aug. 25, 2010 Johnson Highlights Need for Innovative Solutions to Housing Problems in Indian Communities
Aug. 24, 2010 Donovan Announces $65 Million in Available Funding to Support Community Development in Indian Country
May 13, 2010 Johnson Examines School Safety on Reservations at Committee Hearing
April 20, 2010 Johnson Pushes Legislation to Accelerate Tribe's Ability to Lease Land for Housing, Community Development
March 18, 2010 South Dakotans Testify Before Indian Affairs Committee
March 4, 2010 Johnson: Rosebud Member Sparks Confirmed By Senate
Jan. 28, 2010 Committee Looks at Increase in Unemployment Across Reservations
Jan. 28, 2010 Johnson Urges Confirmation of Rosebud Native Sparks After Indian Affairs Hearing
Jan. 6, 2010 Johnson Calls Dorgan's Retirement a Loss for the Senate and the Dakotas
Dec. 8, 2009 Johnson Reacts to Settlement Announcement to Resolve Cobell Lawsuit
Nov. 20, 2009 National American Indian And Alaska Native Heritage Month
Oct. 29, 2009 Final Interior Appropriations Bill to Pass the Senate
Jan. 9, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, Presidential Candidate of the United States - Funding Indian Country
Jan. 8, 2009 Johnson Reacts to Obama's Speech on Economic Stimulus
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