U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, delivered remarks at a press conference on Capitol Hill after the Senate passed legislation he authored to permanently ban taxes on Internet access. Thune’s legislation is an example of the Republican-led Senate tackling difficult issues on a bipartisan basis for the benefit of the American people.


Feb 10 2016

North Korea has openly engaged in nuclear missile tests and orchestrated malicious cyberattacks that threaten our allies as well as our own national security. The Senate has a bipartisan solution that counters North Korea's hostility by strengthening sanctions against North Korea and anyone who aids North Korean aggression.

The bipartisan Energy Modernization Policy Act is a common-sense bill that saves Americans money, improves energy reliability, and increases our nation’s energy security.

Modern Energy

Feb 02 2016

The Energy Policy Modernization Act is a bipartisan bill that modernizes our energy policies by recognizing the changes that have taken place in the energy sector over the past eight years.

Moving Energy Forward

Feb 02 2016

Senate Republicans are working to halt government overreach by the EPA, stop the president’s attacks on American energy, and implement a common-sense, modern energy policy to secure America’s energy future.
Senate Republicans promised to vote to repeal Obamacare and fix our failing transportation infrastructure, and we’ve delivered on those promises.