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2013-12-16 23:01:03

The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) applauds the U.S. Senate Finance Committee approval of two important amendments to improve Medicare coverage for telehealth services. Both amendments were authored by Sen. John Thune (R-SD), and were approved last Thursday, Dec. 12. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) applauds the U.S. Senate Finance Committee approval of two important amendments to improve Medicare coverage for telehealth...

2013-08-19 08:24:01

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) launched advertisements commending Senator John Thune for his support of policies that will grow the economy and create jobs in the Mount Rushmore State. "As representatives of one of America's largest manufacturing industries, ACC and its members want to acknowledge Senator Thune's leadership on issues that encourage strong domestic energy policy, support small businesses and promote...

2013-08-01 16:34:33

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and John Thune (R-SD) introduced the Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act of 2013 Act, CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent said: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "An affordable internet is vital to millions of American consumers and businesses, and Senators Wyden and Thune remain at the forefront of preserving this critical access to...

2013-07-25 16:29:12

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and John Thune (R-SD) introduced the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2013, CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Government Affairs Jot Carpenter said: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "Senators Wyden and Thune continue to demonstrate their leadership by introducing this bill to preserve affordable digital goods and services. From...

2012-07-31 10:21:32

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended the Senate Commerce Committee for approving a bill that would allow the Secretary of Transportation to prohibit U.S. aircraft operators from participating in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) because the scheme violates U.S. sovereignty and international law, and imposes a burdensome tax on U.S. airlines and...

2012-06-20 06:23:19

Served as Spokesperson for Thune, Portman, GOP Senate Conference TAMPA, Fla., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veteran Republican spokesperson and strategist Kyle Downey has been named press secretary for the 2012 Republican National Convention. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111130/DC14659LOGO) "Kyle Downey is one of our party's most effective and respected voices, and we couldn't have found a better, more qualified communications professional to support the...

2012-06-12 10:24:28

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following news that the Senate has moved forward and introduced a clean bill to grant Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) with Russia, Association of Equipment Manufacturers President Dennis Slater issued the following statement: "I commend Senators Max Baucus, John Kerry, John Thune and John McCain on their hard work and bipartisan cooperation to advance efforts to approve PNTR status for Russia. It is vital that U.S. workers and...

2012-06-12 06:24:46

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC), the U.S.-based trade association leading the organized U.S. business community campaign for Russia's removal from the Jackson-Vanik amendment and enactment of Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) with Russia, applauded today's introduction of legislation by Senators Max Baucus (D-MT), John Thune (R-SD), John Kerry (D-MA) and John McCain (R-AZ) on Russia's graduation from the 1970s-era...

2012-03-12 14:19:00

Ask for Leadership on Farm Bill to Keep Dairy Growing in S.D. WASHINGTON, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of South Dakota dairy manufacturers have voiced to Senator John Thune (R-SD) their opposition to a proposed milk supply management program expected to be included in the draft Farm Bill. Pointing to the growing dairy industry in South Dakota, the presidents and CEOs of four large dairy companies - Saputo Cheese USA, Inc.; Lake Norden Food Ingredient...

2011-05-23 16:51:00

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National non-profit wireless consumer advocacy coalition MyWireless.org today recognized the leadership of Chairman Howard Coble (R-NC-6), Vice-Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC-4) and Ranking Member Steve Cohen (D-TN-9), after the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law hearing on recently- introduced H.R. 1860, the bipartisan "Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011." This important...