John Thune

United States Senator

Urban Indian health care: body, mind, spirit

October 1st 2014

From Argus Leader

Donna Keeler invited South Dakota’s junior senator by her workplace Tuesday morning to dispel a few myths and maybe provide a little enlightenment in the process.

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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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