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Senator Thune Opens Door to Higher Gas Taxes

Senator Thune Opens Door to Higher Gas Taxes

Don’t you love how the low-tax/anti-tax Republican Party protects the American people from higher taxes? Senator John Thune (R-SD) spoke this weekend of opening the door to higher gas taxes…even as gas prices are returning to sanity after the government’s war on energy.

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Senators Raise Questions About Welfare Abuse By Govt Employees

Senators Raise Questions About Welfare Abuse By Govt Employees

Senators John Thune (R-S.D.), Chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, and Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee, today sent a letter to Wendy Spencer, Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) outlining Thune and Sessions’ concerns that current CNCS policies and promotional materials may encourage the exploitation of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, commonly known as food stamps, by paid CNCS’ volunteers.

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