John Thune

United States Senator

Grain: BNSF’s and CP’s weekly STB reports should include two new metrics, Sen. Thune says

July 29th 2014

From Progressive Railroading

U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) late last week sent a letter to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) calling for the inclusion of two new metrics in the weekly grain order reports BNSF Railway Co. and Canadian Pacific are required to submit to the board.

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Thune announces release of new rail website

July 29th 2014

From Rapid City Journal

WASHINGTON | U.S. Senator John Thune, R-S.D., has announced the release of a new rail service section on his official website where South Dakota shippers concerned with inconsistent rail service can find the latest South Dakota rail developments.

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THUNE: Brand USA is good for South Dakota tourism

July 28th 2014

From Rapid City Journal

Our state slogan, “Great Faces, Great Places,” has helped make South Dakota a household name for vacationers around the world. The South Dakota Department of Tourism does a great job marketing South Dakota’s numerous iconic and historic sites, such as Mount Rushmore and the Corn Palace, to people throughout the country, encouraging them to make South Dakota their vacation destination. While the state invests significant time and energy into drawing visitors to South Dakota, reaching international visitors is an expensive and difficult task that is sometimes challenging to do with tight budgets and limited resources.

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Thune meets with VA nominee McDonald

July 25th 2014

From KELO AM FM

Washington DC (KELO-AM) South Dakota Senator John Thune (R) on Thursday met with President Obama's nominee to be U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), Robert McDonald, and he apparently liked what he heard.

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