Hoeven Celebrates Sweetwater Elementary's Education Acheivements, Designation as National Blue Ribbon School

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. – At a ceremony today in Devils Lake, Senator John Hoeven congratulated the students, educators and families of Sweetwater Elementary School on their designation as a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School Award Winner. The senator presented the students with a U.S. flag flown over the Capitol in their honor to be displayed at the school along with their National Blue Ribbon School flag. National Blue Ribbon designees are presented with a special blue ribbon flag to fly as a symbol of exemplary teaching and learning.

“We are proud of the hard work of the entire Sweetwater Elementary community,” said Hoeven. “The National Blue Ribbon designation is a result of dedicated teachers and administrators, hardworking students and supportive parents and families. This honor is only awarded to the top schools in our nation and Sweetwater Elementary has set itself apart as one of the best.”

Sweetwater Elementary, along...

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Hoeven Statement on President Obama's Unilateral Action on Immigration

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration:

“In the recent election, the people of America spoke. They said clearly that they want President Obama to work with Congress in a bipartisan manner. He should not be circumventing the elected representatives of the American people with a unilateral executive order.

“The right approach is to work with Congress on immigration reform that begins by making sure we control our border. Americans want to know that the border is secure and our laws are enforced."

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Hoeven Announces New Support for Telemedicine, Commemorates Rural Health Care Day

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement to mark National Rural Health Day, Thursday, November 20. Hoeven cosponsored a resolution introduced by Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) that recognizes the importance of hospitals, health care providers and quality health care services for America’s rural communities:

“Nearly half of all North Dakotans live in rural communities, and Rural Health Day offers all of us an opportunity to recognize and thank them for remarkable work they do to keep families and individuals healthy. Thousands of our residents live on farms and ranches. They help to feed the nation and the world, and they are able to do so because of the commitment and dedication of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals who choose to live and practice in rural communities. Today, we celebrate and express our appreciation for the energy, community spirit and resourcefulnes...

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Hoeven Statement on Keystone XL Approval Vote

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate fell short of passing his Keystone XL approval bill:

“Today, we did not gain the 60 votes necessary in the Senate to pass my bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. Even had it passed, however, President Obama has indicated that he intends to veto the bill. I believe we will have the votes to pass the bill in January when a number of new Senators who support my legislation take office and the new Congress begins.

“At that time, I will reintroduce the bill, possibly as part of a broader energy package or appropriations bill that the president will not want to veto.

“The Keystone XL pipeline is in the interest of the American people, who in poll after poll say they believe the project should be approved by a margin of 60 to 70 percent, and they have good reason. It will help us produce more energy, more jobs and more e...

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Sixth Anniversary of Keystone XL Pipeline Application

On September 18, Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) marks the sixth anniversary of the Keystone XL Pipeline at a press conference with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and highlights a letter he sent to the President signed by all 45 Republican senators calling for immediate approval of the pipeline....
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Hoeven on Sunday Morning Futures

On May 4, Senator John Hoeven joins Maria Bartiromo on Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures to discuss his bipartisan legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline....
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Time to Vote on Keystone XL Pipeline

On April 29, Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) leads his Republican colleagues in a colloquy calling for a vote on his legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which has been under review for more than five years....
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Hoeven Talks KXL CBO Report with Stuart Varney

On February 6, Senator Hoeven talks joins Stuart Varney to discuss his work to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project....
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