US Senator Tim Johnson says President Barack Obama’s mention of increasing clean energy production in the United States will be particularly benefical to South Dakota….[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2011/01/johnson1.mp3|titles=johnson1]
Johnson also says he has concern about Obama’s threat to veto any bill with earmarks and the effect it may have on getting federal funding to South Dakota projects. Johnson says he has always been a supporter of the Essenstial Ari Service program but understands that cut in the program may need to happen[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2011/01/johnson2.mp3|titles=johnson2]
The E-A-S program currently services four South Dakota cities including Huron.