Recent Press Releases

Feb 26 2008

Johnson Announces $75,000 for University of South Dakota

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) announced today that the University of South Dakota will receive a $75,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services to study and develop new treatments for oral diseases and disorders related to dentures.
“The University of South Dakota is a highly-regarded research institution, and this funding demonstrates the state’s position on the forefront of medical research,” Johnson said.  “A key part of my Hometown Prosperity Plan is investing in the public good, and this funding is a wonderful example of that kind of investment.”
Senator Johnson's Hometown Prosperity Plan is a four-pillar agenda for advancing South Dakota's economy from the federal level. The four pillars, or strategies, include "Promoting Partnerships," "Emphasizing Entrepreneurship," "Investing in the Public Good," and "Protecting Pocketbooks." The full plan includes specific actions related to each strategy and can be downloaded from
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