Recent Press Releases

Date Title
9/10/14 Thune Bill Creates Program to Evaluate Value-Based Insurance Design
9/9/14 House Passes Companion to Thune’s Bill to Preserve Rural Access to Therapy Services
9/8/14 Thune Introduces STB Reform Bill to Improve Rail Service
9/4/14 Thune Submits Comments on South Dakota Rail Service Concerns for Fargo STB Hearing
9/2/14 Thune Announces Commerce Committee Hearing on Rail Service
8/18/14 Following Request from Thune, STB Issues Reporting Requirements to Improve Rail Service
8/11/14 Thune Tours Big Stone Power Plant, Discusses Costly New EPA Regulations Files
8/3/14 Thune on NBC’s Meet the Press: Harry Reid Senate a Factory for Show Votes
7/31/14 Delegation Calls on New VA Secretary to Visit Hot Springs VA Hospital
7/30/14 Thune Introduces Bill to Require Transparency in Unions’ Financial Activities
7/28/14 Delegation Calls on BLM to Continue Funding the Wildfire Community Assistance Program
7/28/14 Thune Unveils Rail Service Website
7/24/14 Thune Calls on STB to Include New Metrics on Weekly Rail Grain Order Reports
7/24/14 Thune Meets With VA Secretary Nominee McDonald Files
7/23/14 Thune Urges Flexibility in School Nutrition Standards
7/23/14 Tourism Promotion Bill with Thune Improvements Approved by Commerce Committee
7/23/14 Thune Selects Brookings Family for 2014 Angels in Adoption Award
7/18/14 Delegation Expresses Support for Governor Daugaard’s Request for a Major Disaster Declaration in Storm Damaged South Dakota Counties
7/17/14 Thune Questions GM and Delphi Executives on Ignition Switch Recall
7/16/14 Rockefeller, Thune Statement on STELA Reuthorization
7/15/14 Thune Bipartisan Bill to Permanently Block Taxes on Internet Access Overwhelmingly Passes House
7/15/14 Thune Applauds Release of DOT Emergency Funds to Aid Infrastructure Repairs From June Flooding
7/11/14 Thune Encourages Residents Impacted by Flooding in Minnehaha, Lincoln, Union Counties to Apply for SBA Disaster Assistance
7/10/14 Johanns, Fischer, Thune Amendment Would Have Given States Authority Over Niobrara River, Ponca Bluffs
7/10/14 Thune, Klobuchar Lead Bipartisan Group of Senators in Calling for Consumer-Friendly Labeling of Liquefied Natural Gas Fuel