John Thune

United States Senator

THUNE: It’s time for Congress to kill the death tax

April 14th 2015

From Rapid City Journal

For any family, the death of a loved one is a difficult and grievous time. Now add the federal government to this painful period, and the situation becomes a nightmare.

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Thune, Ag Leaders Hope Bill Can Keep Rail Service on Track

April 14th 2015

From DRGNews.com

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen. John Thune and some of the state’s agriculture leaders hope new legislation will help to keep rail service in the state on track after a backlog last fall forced farmers to wait before taking their product to market.

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Thune: Estate tax a ‘nightmare’

April 14th 2015

From The Hill

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) is trying to build momentum for a repeal of the estate tax, calling the levy a “nightmare” for grieving families.

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Lawmakers, farmers urge repeal of estate tax

March 27th 2015

From Argus Leader

WASHINGTON – Opponents of a century-old tax on people who die with large estates said Thursday they are optimistic there is enough support in Congress to repeal the estate tax, despite opposition from many Democrats.

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