John Thune

United States Senator

Combatting the EPA’s Most Costly Regulation in History

September 29th 2014

From Black Hills Pioneer

Since the enactment of the Clean Air Act in 1970, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has regulated ground-level ozone, commonly known as smog, in urban areas across the country. Forty years later, big cities still struggle to meet the EPA’s smog standards, yet President Obama wants to expand these expensive regulations to rural states like South Dakota. South Dakotans are fortunate to enjoy clean air, and our communities should not be subject to the same federal regulations meant to address smog in places like Los Angeles. That’s why on September 17th, I led a group of my colleagues in introducing a bill to block what is expected to be the mostly costly regulation in the EPA’s history.

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Senator Thune Speaks at the Stockgrower’s Association

September 29th 2014

From NC1

Today Senator John Thune spoke at the Stockgrowers Association convention. Thune gave a recap on the latest actions in Washington, saying the main concern is terror group ISIS, located in the Middle East.

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Congress Does Right Thing! Gets IRS Away From Tribal Governments

September 29th 2014

From Indian Country

Chief Sitting Bull said, “Let us put our minds together and see what lives we can make for our children.” And, today, as we struggle to provide an education for our children, extend health care to our youth, families, and elders, and provide tribal government services to our Native people, we rely on our Treaties.

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Thune speaks to locals on rail service issues

September 29th 2014

From KEVN Black Hills FOX

As farmers prepare to harvest this year's crop they battle a serious issue that many say can seriously hurt our economy.

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Why a Republican Senate could make a difference

September 29th 2014

From CNN Opinion

(CNN) -- In homes all across America, working parents struggle to pay their bills at the end of the month. College graduates move back in with their parents because student loan debts are so high. Young families juggle two jobs just to afford their rising health care premiums.

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