In stark contrast to his GOP successor former US Senator Tim Johnson knew how to help real South Dakotans.
USDA Rural Development Acting State Director Bruce Jones announced today that $463.8 million was invested in rural South Dakota communities from Oct. 1, 2013, through Sept. 30, 2014. Since 2009, $2.4 billion has been invested in South Dakota’s economy and of that total, $229.4 million has been secured for projects on reservations. For more information on reservation projects, see the Rural Development Report on Tribal Projects in South Dakota 2009-2014.Read it here.
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Photo, courtesy Northern Plains News: former Senator Tim Johnson addresses the South Dakota Democratic Convention.