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John Thune's Public Statements

Full Name: John R. Thune
Office: U.S. Senate (SD) - Jr, Republican Minority Conference Chair
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kimberley; 2 Children: Brittany, Larissa
Birth Date: 01/07/1961
Birth Place: Pierre, SD
Home City: Sioux Falls, SD
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
April 18, 2014 Obama Delays Keystone Decision Again While Jobless Americans Hang in the Balance
April 17, 2014 Letter to John Thompson, Director of US Census Bureau - Alexander, Thune, Hatch Urge Census Bureau to Keep Questions on Uninsured in Order to Understand Impact of Obamacare
April 17, 2014 Thune: President's Latest ObamaCare "Victory" Lap an Insult
April 15, 2014 Thune Commends STB on Fertilizer Decision
April 15, 2014 Letter to Rodney O'Neal, Chief Executive Officer and President of Delphi Automotive - Rockefeller, McCaskill, Thune, Heller Seek Information Regarding Delphi's Role in GM Recalls
April 11, 2014 State and Local Sales Tax Deduction is Good for South Dakota
April 10, 2014 Thune Statement on Secretary Sebelius' Resignation
April 10, 2014 Letter to Secretaries Tom Vilsack, Ernest Moniz, and Gina McCarthy - Calling for USDA, DOE, EPA to Resist Taxing Livestock Emissions
April 10, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - South Dakota Rail Service Issues
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Executive Session
April 9, 2014 Commerce Committee Passes Thune, Klobuchar Bill to Address Propane and Heating Fuel Shortages
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
April 8, 2014 Thune, Klobuchar Introduce Bill to Provide Licensure Clarity for Sports Medicine Professionals
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Nominations
April 8, 2014 Political Strategy
April 8, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
April 7, 2014 Letter to John A. Koskinen, Commissioner of Internal Revenue - Stop Stifling Free Speech
April 7, 2014 Thune, GOP Senators Lead Bill to Restore 40 Hour Work Week, Protect Businesses from ObamaCare Mandates
April 4, 2014 Working to Address South Dakota's Rail Service Issues
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products
April 4, 2014 Letter to Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration - Answers from Administration on Internet Transition
April 3, 2014 Following Pressure from Thune, EU Delays Illegitimate Tax on International Flights
April 3, 2014 Thune Introduces Amendment to UI Bill to Address Job Creation
April 2, 2014 Letter to Keith Creel, President and CEO of Canadian Pacific - Deteriorating Rail Service
April 2, 2014 Letter to Matthew Rose, Executive Chairman of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway - Deteriorating Rail Service
April 2, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
April 1, 2014 Jobs
April 1, 2014 Thune Introduces Amendments to Halt EPA from Destroying Jobs and Increasing Energy Costs
March 27, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Abandon Costly Wood Stove Requirements
March 27, 2014 Midterm Election
March 26, 2014 Thune Data Breach Hearing Statement
March 25, 2014 Health Care
March 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow Vote on Measure to Speed Up Natural Gas Exports to Ukraine
March 25, 2014 Celebrating Our Agricultural Heritage
March 21, 2014 Four Years Later, ObamaCare Train Wreck Continues
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 15, 2014 Thune Statement on NTIA's Internet Governance Announcement
March 13, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee - The U.S. Aviation Industry and Jobs: Keeping American Manufacturing Competitive
March 13, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Immediately Rescind Rule Giving Unions a Carveout from Obamacare
March 13, 2014 Senate Passes Thune Amendment to Help Ensure Greater Parental Choice in Child Care Program
March 12, 2014 Letter to John Kem, Commander of Northwestern Division U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Prepare for Potential Flooding
March 12, 2014 Following Pressure From Thune, OMB Announces Restoration of Funding to Sportsmen Trust Funds
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
March 11, 2014 Health Care
March 10, 2014 Klobuchar, Thune Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address and Heating Fuel Shortages
March 6, 2014 Flood Insurance and Veterans Medical Clinics
March 6, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Servies - GOP Senators Call for Details on Administration Plan to Grant Exemptions from Electronic Health Records Regulations
March 6, 2014 Hearing of the Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee - Enhancing Our Rail Safety: Current Challenges for Passenger and Freight Rail
March 5, 2014 Thune Blasts Latest ObamaCare Union Favor
March 5, 2014 New ObamaCare Delay an Obvious Attempt to Save Vulnerable Democrats' Jobs
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