John Thune

Type: Person
Name: John Thune
Title: U.S. Senator form South Dakota
Organization: U.S. Senate
Date of Birth: 07/01/1961
Place of Birth: Pierre, South Dakota
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for John Thune
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 58 mins ago - 2 reports

Senate changes highway bill, risks construction shutdown

Funding for federal highway projects were at a crossroads on Tuesday after the Senate approved legislation that House Republican leaders say is a nonstarter in the lower chamber.The Senate bill extends funding for the highway projects until December instead ... [Published The Hill - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Media Alert [Updated][Updated Again: How to Listen Online]

( )I will be guest hosting the Laura Ingraham radio show both tomorrow and Thursday. The show airs from 9:00 a.m.-noon Eastern time. I am expecting a good lineup of guests for the two shows, including Jeff Sessions, John Thune, Marco Rubio, Steve Hayward, ... [Published Power Line - 8 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Cruz opposes House border bill

Ted Cruz and other Senate conservatives are urging rejection of the House border security package, miffed that it excludes language prohibiting expansion of President Barack Obama’s deferred action policies.Cruz has urged House and Senate Republicans ... [Published Politico - 12 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Thune speaks in support of Israel

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIJXxISFm8U&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Thune speaks in support of Israel U.S. Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota), Chairman of the Senate Republican ... [Published Senator John Thune - YouTube Channel - 20 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Republicans call for ‘clean’ Iron Dome funding bill

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) lead a group of Republicans on Tuesday in discussing Israel’s security efforts against Hamas.“Republicans are united in our support of Israel’s defense, and this morning my colleagues will explain our opposition ... [Published The Hill - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Shippers Want Congress to Act on Rail Reform

A coalition of shippers, including NRECA, has renewed a years-long call for Congress to act on what it regards as excessive rates and subpar service in the nation’s freight rail system.In a letter to congressional leaders, 24 trade organizations outlined ... [Published NRECA - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

Thune Unveils Rail Service Website

U.S. Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota) today announced the release of a new rail service section on his official website where South Dakota shippers concerned with inconsistent rail service can find the latest South Dakota rail developments. On the ... [Published Noodls - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

AWO praises panel's passage of vessel discharge bill

11:51 AM The bipartisan measure would establish a uniform national framework for standardsThe following is the text of a news release from the American Waterways Operators:(ARLINGTON, Va.) — The American Waterways Operators, a 350-member trade association ... [Published Professional Mariner - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Public Forum Set On Wetland Determinations In South Dakota

There's going to be a public forum on wetland determinations and water issues at the Dakota Events Center in Aberdeen, S.D., from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday July 30."South Dakota has a severe backlog of wetland determinations, more so than any of our ... [Published Indiana Prairie Farmer - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Candidates finding value in newspaper ads

When it came to advertising, Rounds departed from the traditional campaign strategy of heavy television advertising and worked with the Pierre Capital Journal staff to send print ads out to newspapers across South Dakota."I couldn't afford do a lot of ... [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Thune at Ag Committee on School Nutrition

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UW_wDIy1-8&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Thune at Ag Committee on School Nutrition U.S. Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota) urges the U.S. Department ... [Published Senator John Thune - YouTube Channel - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Thune: Downed fighter jets show more evidence of separatist capabilities

Story TopicsSen. John Thune , South Dakota Republican, said new reports of two downed fighter jets in Eastern Ukraine demonstrates some of the capabilities pro-Russia separatists have and how important it is that the United States stops any arms flow ... [Published Washington Times - Jul 23 2014]

Quotes

"We are reaching a critical juncture in South Dakota as wheat harvests begin," said Thune. "i will continue pressuring canadian pacific railway, burlington northern santa fe railroad, and rapid city, pierre, and eastern railroad to deliver the needed rail service to our state. i urge all south dakota shippers to continue their discussions with the stb and to keep me informed of concerns by contacting me through my website. since this winter, i have been committed to working with our producers and shippers to ensure our state's rail service problems are addressed, and urge shippers to visit my website for regular rail service updates."
...the best tools we have to ensure CP and BNSF improve rail service at this critical time for producers and shippers," said Thune in a press release. "i appreciate the stb’s coordination and help as we work together to address these rail service issues for south dakota shippers."

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Media Alert [Updated][Updated Again: How to Lis... [Published Power Line - 8 hours ago]
Senate changes highway bill, risks construction... [Published The Hill - 10 hours ago]
Cruz opposes House border bill [Published Politico - 12 hours ago]
Wyden: Still time for highway bill [Published The Hill - 14 hours ago]
Media Alert [Published Power Line - 15 hours ago]
Republicans call for ‘clean’ Iron Dome funding ... [Published The Hill - 19 hours ago]
BNSF whittles down late cars [Published Jamestown Sun - 20 hours ago]
Thune speaks in support of Israel [Published Senator John Thune - YouTube Channel - 20 hours ago]
Delegation Calls on BLM to Continue Funding the... [Published Noodls - 22 hours ago]
Hoeven Presses EPA to Withdraw Proposed Waters ... [Published USAgNet - 23 hours ago]
Shippers Want Congress to Act on Rail Reform [Published NRECA - Jul 29 2014]
Thune Unveils Rail Service Website [Published Noodls - Jul 28 2014]
Grain: BNSF's and CP's weekly STB reports shoul... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Jul 28 2014]
No Labels? No results? No problem. [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 28 2014]
AWO praises panel's passage of vessel discharge... [Published Professional Mariner - Jul 28 2014]
The Death Tax That Wouldn't Die [Published AccountingWEB - Jul 28 2014]
Thune Calls on STB to Include New Metrics on We... [Published USAgNet - Jul 28 2014]
Public Forum Set On Wetland Determinations In S... [Published Indiana Prairie Farmer - Jul 28 2014]
Guatemala to Sioux Falls: A long immigration road [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Jul 28 2014]
Empower IRS? Not on GOP's watch [Published Politico - Jul 28 2014]
Obama's 2nd term travails: A lame duck before h... [Published Visalia Times-Delta - Jul 27 2014]
Candidates finding value in newspaper ads [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Jul 26 2014]
Brand USA is Good for South Dakota Tourism [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 26 2014]
Latta Urges Senators To Pass STELAR [Published Multichannel Online - Jul 25 2014]
Obama blasts 'corporate deserters' [Published Politico - Jul 25 2014]
Senate Democrats Wary as Obama Fights Corporate... [Published Accounting Today - Jul 24 2014]
Solyndra-like Success? Energy Secretary Ernest ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 24 2014]
Senate Committee Says "Yes" to Brand USA Reauth... [Published Travel Agent Central - Jul 24 2014]
Jay Rockefeller Wants to Revolutionize How You ... [Published National Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Thune at Ag Committee on School Nutrition [Published Senator John Thune - YouTube Channel - Jul 23 2014]
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Media Alert [Published Power Line - 15 hours ago]
(John Hinderaker) I will be guest hosting the Laura Ingraham radio show both tomorrow and Thursday. The show airs from 9-12 a.m. Eastern time. I am expecting a good lineup of guests for the two shows, including Jeff Sessions, John Thune, Marco Rubio, ...
Thune speaks in support of Israel [Published Senator John Thune - YouTube Channel - 20 hours ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIJXxISFm8U&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Thune speaks in support of Israel U.S. Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota), Chairman of the Senate Republican ...
Thune at Ag Committee on School Nutrition [Published Senator John Thune - YouTube Channel - Jul 23 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UW_wDIy1-8&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Thune at Ag Committee on School Nutrition U.S. Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota) urges the U.S. Department ...
Thune Discusses Situation in Eastern Ukraine [Published Senator John Thune - YouTube Channel - Jul 23 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycGOlUObwoQ&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Thune Discusses Situation in Eastern Ukraine U.S. Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota), Chairman of the ...
Thune on Senate Democrat Show Votes: Like Groun... [Published Senator John Thune - YouTube Channel - Jul 22 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PaXW39PcvMQ&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Thune on Senate Democrat Show Votes: Like Groundhog Day U.S. Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota), Chairman ...
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