Recent Press Releases

Date Title
8/2/17 Thune’s Fifth Farm Bill Proposal Would Simplify and Streamline Federal Forest Management
8/2/17 Thune Bills to Combat Human Trafficking Pass Commerce Committee
8/1/17 Thune Urges Prioritization of Veterans Crisis Line on VA Website
8/1/17 Thune: Tax Reform Is Necessary for Economic Growth
7/27/17 Thune Welcomes Additional Sanctions on Iran, Russia, North Korea
7/26/17 Thune Meets with FBI Director Nominee Christopher Wray
7/25/17 Thune: Senate Must Complete Work to Repeal Obamacare
7/25/17 Positive Feedback From South Dakota Farmer, Other Panelists on Thune’s 2018 Farm Bill Proposals
7/20/17 At Thune’s Request, Additional South Dakota CRP Acres are Now Open to Emergency Haying and Grazing
7/13/17 Thune Welcomes Rapid City Pastor as U.S. Senate’s Guest Chaplain
7/13/17 Thune, Klobuchar, and Nelson Introduce Bills to Combat Human Trafficking
7/13/17 Thune Introduces Bill to Add Certainty to Worker Classification Rules
7/11/17 Thune: The U.S. Must Prevent a Nuclear-Capable North Korea
7/10/17 USDA Approves Another Request to Help Drought-Stricken Livestock Producers
6/30/17 Thune Applauds Commerce Committee Passage of FAA Reauthorization Bill
6/29/17 Following Thune’s Request, USDA Will Provide Additional Livestock Assistance From CRP
6/29/17 Thune’s New Farm Bill Legislation Updates Livestock Disaster Programs and Grazing Options
6/28/17 Thune, Roberts Urge USTR to Strengthen Agricultural Trade in NAFTA Negotiations
6/27/17 Thune Statement on Trump Administration Proposal to Withdraw Obama-Era WOTUS Rule
6/27/17 Thune Urges USDA to Reverse Requirement to Destroy Useable Hay from CRP-Enrolled Land
6/26/17 Thune Statement on CBO’s Report on the Senate Health Care Discussion Draft
6/23/17 Thune Introduces FAA Reauthorization Bill That Would Help Rural America
6/23/17 Thune Statement on Signing of the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act
6/23/17 Thune Statement on USDA Decision to Release CRP Acres to Grazing in Hardest-Hit Counties in Wake of Severe Drought
6/22/17 Thune Statement on Drought Assistance Triggered for South Dakota Counties