John Thune

United States Senator

Wyden: Still time for highway bill

July 30th 2014

From The Hill

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said Tuesday that there is still time to deal with amendments to a nearly $11 billion bill to extend federal transportation funding before the Senate.

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Republicans call for ‘clean’ Iron Dome funding bill

July 30th 2014

From The Hill

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) lead a group of Republicans on Tuesday in discussing Israel’s security efforts against Hamas.

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S.D. Delegation Calls on Bureau of Land Management

July 30th 2014

From KELO AM FM

Sioux Falls, S.D. (KELO AM) - U.S. Senators John Thune, Tim Johnson and Representative Kristi Noem sent a letter to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Neil Kornze calling for the agency to continue funding the Wildfire Community Assistance program, a local-federal cooperative project that hires area veterans to decrease the size and intensity of forest fires.

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Grain: BNSF’s and CP’s weekly STB reports should include two new metrics, Sen. Thune says

July 29th 2014

From Progressive Railroading

U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) late last week sent a letter to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) calling for the inclusion of two new metrics in the weekly grain order reports BNSF Railway Co. and Canadian Pacific are required to submit to the board.

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