Recent Press Releases

Date Title
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
7/9/14 Black Hills Cemetery Bill Passes Senate
7/9/14 Thune Statement Ahead of FCC E-Rate Vote
7/9/14 Thune Offers Amendments to Sportsmen’s Bill
7/3/14 Delegation Urges President Obama to Declare a Major Disaster in Storm Damaged South Dakota Counties
6/30/14 Thune Home Heating Fuel Bill Signed into Law
6/30/14 Thune Statement on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby SCOTUS Decision
6/26/14 Thune Statement on Supreme Court’s Rebuke of Unconstitutional Recess Appointments
6/25/14 Thune Calls for 21st Century Updates to Communications and Internet Policy in Speech to Free State Foundation
6/24/14 Delegation to FWS: Conduct Cost Benefit Analysis Before Moving Archives