South Dakota members of Congress comments on what still needs to be done this year

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WNAX)- The lame duck session of Congress will wrap up before Christmas, putting the focus on the next session in January.

South Dakota Senator John Thune says he has some priorities in mind.

Thune says changes in energy policy could also have a positive impact on inflation.

South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says a number of defense issues need to be fully funded.

Rounds says he anticipates finding a way to get those bills passed.

Ellsworth Air Force Base near Rapid City is scheduled to be a major location for the new B-21 Raider stealth bombers.

South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson talks about what still needs to be done in the lame duck session.

Johnson says he wants to get off to a fast start next year.

Johnson says republicans will set the agenda in the new term of the House.