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June 18, 2015 Thune and Wicker Statement on Lifeline Program Expansion Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
June 11, 2015 Thune on Court Declining to Issue Temporary Stay in FCC Internet Case Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
June 11, 2015 Sens. Thune, Schatz, Wicker and Rubio Introduce DOTCOM Act Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
June 4, 2015 Thune Statement on FCC's Effective Competition Vote Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
May 20, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee - Executive Session Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
May 12, 2015 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Modernizing Support for Rural Broadband Services Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
May 3, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - White House Notification Policy After Data Breach Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Thune's Morning at #Hack4Congress Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Letter to Charles Ergen, President and CEO of DISH Network - Wireless Spectrum Auction Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Commerce Probes $3 Billion Collusion Concern in FCC Spectrum Auction Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Letter to John Muleta, CEO of Atelum LLC - Wireless Spectrum Auction Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Letter to Aaron Schutt, President and CEO of Doyon, Limited - Wireless Spectrum Auction Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Wireless Spectrum Auction Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
April 28, 2015 GAO Releases Report on First Responder Network Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
April 23, 2015 Thune Statement on GAO Report on FCC's Lifeline Program Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
April 23, 2015 Digital Trade Provision Included in Trade Promotion Authority Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
April 13, 2015 Peters, Rounds, Carper and Isakson Announce New Senate Payments Innovation Caucus Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Thune Statement on Senate Vote to Approve Open Internet Amendment Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
March 24, 2015 Thune, Wyden Introduce Bill to Protect Innovative Digital Goods and Services from Multiple and Discriminatory Taxes Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
March 18, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
March 12, 2015 Republican Leaders Respond to FCC Release of Depression-Era Internet Regulations Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
March 11, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Three Years Later: Are We Any Closer To A Nationwide Public Safety Wireless Broadband Network? Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
March 2, 2015 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - FAA Vulnerabilities Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2015 Thune Speech at National Journal Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Executive Session Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2015 Thune Statement on FCC Vote Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Preserving the Multistakeholder Model of Internet Governance Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2015 Remarks of Sen. Thune to "Reboot Congress" Technology Conference Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Hearing of te Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - The Connected World: Examining the Internet of Things Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2015 Thune, Wyden Reintroduce Bill to Permanently Block Taxes on Internet Access Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2015 Thune Statement on FCC Chairman's Proposed Internet Power Grab Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Building a More Secure Cyber Future: Examining Private Sector Experience with the NIST Framework Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Working Together to Craft Sustainable Protections Will Have Lasting Benefits for Our Country and Internet Users Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - HealthCare.gov Security Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 29, 2015 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Wasteful Spending at IRS Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 29, 2015 Commerce Hearing to Focus on Public-Private Efforts to Improve Cybersecurity Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2015 Thune Announces Committee Hearing on 'Internet of Things' Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 22, 2015 House and Senate Begin Review of Draft Legislation to Protect Consumers and the Internet Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 22, 2015 Letter to Thomas E. Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Urge Public Release of Open Internet Order Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 21, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Protecting the Internet and Consumers through Congressional Action Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 16, 2015 Congressional Leaders Unveil Draft Legislation Ensuring Consumer Protections and Innovative Internet Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 14, 2015 Thune Announces Hearing on FCC Internet Authority Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 14, 2015 Reuters - Congressional Proposal Offers Internet Rules of the Road Sen. John Thune Unknown
Jan. 12, 2015 Thune Welcomes President Back to Cybersecurity Discussion Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2015 Thune Welcomes President Back to Cybersecurity Discussion Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 9, 2015 Thune Officially Designated as Commerce Chairman Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Nov. 12, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Reclassification of the Internet Under Title II of the Communications Act Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Nov. 10, 2014 Thune Statement on President's Net Neutrality Announcement Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Oct. 24, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Trans-Pacific Partnership Must Protect Cross-Border Data Flows to Grow Digital Economy Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Sept. 26, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Process to Improve Rural Telephone Service Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Demanding Immediate Details on HealthCare.Gov Security Problems Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Sept. 12, 2014 Growing Importance of Health IT Sen. John Thune Unknown
July 28, 2014 Thune Unveils Rail Service Website Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 24, 2014 Bring Jobs Back Home Act -- Motion to Proceed Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 17, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - The Federal Research Portfolio: Capitalizing on Investments in R&D Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 16, 2014 Rockefeller, Thune Statement on STELA Reuthorization Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 16, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - At a Tipping Point: Consumer Choice, Consolidation and the Future Video Marketplace Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 15, 2014 Thune Bipartisan Bill to Permanently Block Taxes on Internet Access Overwhelmingly Passes House Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 9, 2014 Thune Statement Ahead of FCC E-Rate Vote Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 9, 2014 Thune Statement Ahead of FCC E-Rate Vote Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
June 25, 2014 Thune Calls for 21st Century Updates to Communications and Internet Policy in Speech to Free State Foundation Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
June 19, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House; Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader; Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader; and Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - Passing the Internet Tax Freedom Act Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
June 19, 2014 Bipartisan Group Presses For Floor Action on Permanent Internet Access Tax Moratorium Bill Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
June 5, 2014 Thune Lauds FCC Rural Call Completion Enforcement Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 Internet Tax Freedom Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 GOP Senators Welcome Administration's Major Reversal on Electronic Health Records Deadlines Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
May 21, 2014 Following Pressure From Thune, CMS Backs Off Unrealistic Electronic Health Record Requirements Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
May 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - FCC Must Maximize Spectrum Auction Participation and Revenue Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
May 13, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Leave Internet Open and Free Sen. John Thune Unknown
May 6, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Universal Service of Advanced Communications Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
April 17, 2014 Congressman Cantor Announces Bipartisan Congressional Delegation To Asia-Pacific Rep. Kristi Noem Washington, DC
April 4, 2014 Letter to Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration - Answers from Administration on Internet Transition Sen. John Thune Unknown
March 26, 2014 Thune Data Breach Hearing Statement Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
March 15, 2014 Thune Statement on NTIA's Internet Governance Announcement Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2014 Udall Praises Reauthorization of Critical Drought Information Program to Protect N.M. Farmers, Ranchers and Communities Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 19, 2014 Thune Statement on Chairman Wheeler's Announcement Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2014 Thune Statement on NIST Cybersecurity Framework Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014 -- Conference Report Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 28, 2014 Thune State of the Net Conference Remarks Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Future of Unmanned Aviation in the U.S. Economy: Safety and Privacy Considerations Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 14, 2014 Wicker, Thune Statement on Net Neutrality Decision Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 10, 2014 Maintaining the Free Flow of Digital Trade Sen. John Thune Unknown
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Humayun Chaudhry, President and CEO Federation of State Medical Boards, and Jon Thomas, Chairman of the Board of Directors - Applaud Federation of State Medical Boards Proposal to Advance Telemedicine Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 8, 2014 GOP Senators Express Concern Over HHS IG Report Citing Insufficient Oversight of Electronic Health Record Program Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Data Brokers Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Crafting a Successful Incentive Auction: Stakeholders' Perspectives Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2013 Thune, Wyden Introduce Bill to Promote Strong Rules to Protect the Digital Economy and Global, Open Internet Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to Federal Aviation Administrator Michael P. Huerta - Request Overdue In-Flight Communications Report Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Oct. 31, 2013 Thune Statement on FAA Electronic Device Recommendation Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2013 Thune Applauds FCC Efforts on Call Completion Problems Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Electronic Health Records Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2013 Blog: Emerging Importance of Health IT Sen. John Thune Unknown
Aug. 1, 2013 Wyden, Thune Seek to Make Permanent Protections Against Unfair Internet Taxes Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 31, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Cybersecurity Act and the Drought Information Act Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 31, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Energy Drinks: Exploring Concerns About Marketing to Youth Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 25, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Partnership Between NIST and the Private Sector Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 25, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - State of Wireline Communications Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 25, 2013 Wyden, Thune Bill Protects Innovative Digital Goods from Multiple and Discriminatory Taxes Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 18, 2013 Letter to Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, Department of Commerce - Spectrum Management Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
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