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Thune’s Week in Washington Wrap-Up

“While the coronavirus outbreak is something we should all take extremely seriously, no one should be provoking panic or fear. We have some of the best health care professionals in the world, and we can all do our part."

March 13, 2020

Washington — 

U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) today released his “Week in Washington Wrap-Up,” which highlights what’s on the Senate floor, bills he’s introduced, groups he’s met with in Washington, and other weekly activities. Click on any of the links below for more information.

 Click here to watch the video.

In this week’s edition:

Focused on the coronavirus outbreak

Introduced a bill to expand telehealth in nursing homes

Unveiled a proposal to provide permanent flexibility for harvesting and grazing cover crops on prevented plant acres