John Thune

United States Senator

Railroad woes put grain, ethanol shippers in trouble

April 11th 2014

From Argus Leader

WASHINGTON – U.S. grain and ethanol shippers told federal regulators Thursday that delays in getting rail cars to ship their products are causing themfinancial havoc and warned of long-term damage to their businesses unless conditions improve.

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Thune Leads GOP Senators in Calling for USDA, DOE, EPA to Resist Taxing Livestock Emissions

April 11th 2014

From KELO AM FM

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) led a number of his Republican Senate colleagues today in sending a letter to Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, calling on the agencies to refrain from regulating livestock emissions as part of President Obama’s proposed methane emission reduction plan.

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Thune delivers remarks at STB hearing on South Dakota rail service issues

April 11th 2014

From Farm Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, delivered the following prepared remarks, at approximately 2:00 P.M. CT/1:00 P.M. MT, at today’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) public hearing focused on U.S. Rail Service Issues:

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GOP not fazed by paycheck vote

April 9th 2014

From POLITICO

Republicans working to improve their image among women aren’t worried about suffering a political backlash if they follow through with plans to block the Paycheck Fairness Act.

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Obama challenges Republicans to support paycheck fairness bill

April 9th 2014

From CBS News

President Obama prodded Republicans to support paycheck fairness legislation in the Senate Tuesday, following his own executive orders that he says will help reduce the pay gap between men and women.

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