John Thune

United States Senator

EPA: GOP bill would prevent agency from garnishing wages without court order

September 17th 2014

From E&E Publishing LLC

A pair of Republican senators yesterday introduced legislation that would prohibit U.S. EPA from garnishing wages without a court order.

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Tough challenge to enter military academy

September 17th 2014

From Argus Leader

WASHINGTON South Dakota lawmakers use a little-known process to nominate high school seniors to the country's military academy, a key step that helps to shape military leadership and provide constituents with an education worth almost half a million dollars.

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GOP bill would stop EPA from garnishing wages

September 16th 2014

From The Hill

Two Republican Senators introduced legislation Monday to stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from garnishing peoples’ wages.

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Thune Announces Commerce Committee Markup of STB Reform Bill

September 16th 2014

From KELO AM FM

Washington D.C. (KELO AM) - Following last week’s rail service hearing before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, U.S. Senator John Thune, Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Committee, reiterated the committee’s plan to formally pass his legislation to reform the Surface Transportation Board (STB) on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Thune’s bill (S. 27777), which he introduced along with Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-West Virginia) would change the internal process and increase timeliness of STB decisions to improve rail service.

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THUNE: Doctors without borders, U.S. style

September 15th 2014

From Rapid City Journal

As more and more of America’s economic growth centers around our evolving technological world in which job openings, educational opportunities, and the newest music, movies, and news are but a click away, it only makes sense that the health care industry also continue to lead the way in innovative technologies.

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