Transportation Hearing Addresses Railroad Rates & Transparency

Sioux Falls, SD From grain to coal to ethanol, South Dakota relies heavily on the railroad industry for shipping. That's... Read more

Thune pushes for National Defense Authorization Act

South Dakota Senator John Thune is pushing for Congress to pass the National Defense Authorization Act.Thune says the bill provides... Read more

Thune still pushing for Indian Health Service reform

The bulk of Thune's weekly call with reporters Wednesday revolved around the IHS Accountability Act he and Wyoming Senator John Barrasso have introduced... Read more

Sen. Thune pushes for IHS accountability

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. John Thune is taking action. The South Dakota Republican took to the Senate floor Tuesday in support... Read more

How to make our airports more secure

By: Senator John Thune via CNNLast month, 35 innocent people, including four Americans, lost their lives when ISIS attacked a subway station... Read more

Pine Ridge leader thankful for hospital inspections

The top leader on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation told tribal members Tuesday that he is thankful for federal inspections... Read more

My Voice: Greatness resides in toughness together

By: Senator John ThuneVia the Argus LeaderIt comes as no surprise to those who know me that I have an... Read more

Senate hopes to combat drug overdoses with new legislation

63 South Dakotans died from drug overdoses in 2014. The U.S. Senate hopes to change those numbers by passing bipartisan... Read more

Senator Thune disagrees with President Obama's ISIS approach

The American people are concerned following the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, and apprehensive of another attack happening on American... Read more

US Senator John Thune helping tackle suicide on South Dakota reservations

US Senator John Thune is attaching two amendments to the education bill in order to help tackle the high rate of teen... Read more