John Thune

United States Senator

Rail lines ordered to present delivery plans

April 17th 2014

From Aberdeen News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The federal Surface Transportation Board announced it will direct the Canadian and Pacific Railway Co. and BNSF Railway Co. to report  by Friday their plans to ensure delivery of fertilizer shipments for spring planting and to provide weekly status reports beginning April 25.

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Rockefeller, McCaskill, Thune, Heller Seek Information Regarding Delphi’s Role in GM Recalls

April 17th 2014

From insurancenewsnet.com

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, bipartisan members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation wrote a letter to Chief Executive Officer and President of Delphi Automotive, Rodney O'Neal seeking additional information about the role Delphi played in the General Motors (GM) recall of defective ignition switches, and the subsequent 10 year delay in notifying consumers and beginning repairs.

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Transparency Group Wants to Know If HUD’s Promotion of Obamacare Was Illegal

April 16th 2014

From Government Executive

A conservative-leaning investigative group on Monday called upon two inspectors general to probe whether the Housing and Urban Development Department broke the law by coordinating with the Health and Human Services Department to promote the Affordable Care Act.

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THUNE: Sales tax deduction good for state

April 15th 2014

From Rapid City Journal

South Dakota is one of seven states throughout the country without a state income tax. With a 0 percent state income tax rate, 0 percent corporate income tax rate, and 4 percent sales tax rate, South Dakotans enjoy one of the lowest tax burdens in the country.

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