Hoeven Reviews Progress of Mickelson Field Levee and Lift Station Project

FARGO, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven today joined Fargo officials in a tour of the Mickelson Field flood protection project, which consists of a 1,500-foot earthen levee and a sewer lift station with a 20,000 gallons-per-minute pumping capacity. During the tour, Hoeven reviewed the progress of the construction, which began in September 2013 and will be substantially completed by this coming fall.

When finished, the $5.4 million project will both eliminate the need for temporary, emergency levees along Oak Street during spring flooding and help prevent street flooding during heavy rainfall and high river levels. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provided $3.2 million toward the cost of the project.

“We have worked hard for many years to provide comprehensive flood protection for our communities throughout the Red River Valley,” Hoeven said. “We need to continue making investments in important flood mitigation infrastructure like the M...

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Hoeven, Chamber Host State of Technology Conference

FARGO, N.D. – Helping to kick-off the 2014 State of Technology Conference in Fargo today, Senator John Hoeven touted North Dakota’s first-place ranking in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) job growth for the third consecutive year in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Enterprising States 2014 study and encouraged business leaders to continue to build on this success to grow the state’s tech industry. Hoeven and the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce are hosting the annual conference to highlight technological innovations in North Dakota’s key industries and to help the state’s businesses find ways to use technology to grow and increase success.

“The Red River Valley companies featured during today’s Tech Conference and others across North Dakota are blazing new trails and helping...

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Hoeven: Minnkota's New Transmission Line Will Help Power Future of Growing Red River Valley

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven today joined Minnkota Power Cooperative to mark the completion of its $353 million dollar 345-kilovolt transmission line. The project is the largest transmission project in the state’s history and will help to supply the Red River Valley with reliable power.

“Minnkota’s new transmission line will help to provide efficient power for our growing communities and economy,” said Hoeven. “This project is a good example of the energy infrastructure investments that we need to build a brighter energy future for our state and our nation.”

Minnkota Power Cooperative provides electricity to the eastern third of North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. The 250-mile Center to Grand Forks transmission line began service on August 7. It will transport energy from the Milton R. Young Station and will help to provide grid reliability and long-term growth needs.

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Hoeven Announces More Than $700,000 For Grand Forks Airport

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $704,162 in grant funds to support the construction a new taxiway at the Grand Forks International Airport. The funds are made available through the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP), which supports the planning and development of public-use airports to help improve safety and efficiency.

“Our transportation infrastructure needs to meet the demands North Dakota’s dynamic economy,” said Hoeven. “Through programs like AIP, we are working to support our businesses and residents as they work to pursue new, diverse opportunities to continue our state’s recent economic growth across sectors, whether it is in aerospace, agriculture, energy or cutting-edge technology.”

Senator Hoeven, along with Senator Heidi Heitkamp, hosted FAA Administrator Michael Huerta to North Dakota this spring so he...

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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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Hoeven on Flexibility in School Nutrition Program

On Jan 9, Senator Hoeven talks with Gerri Willis about his work to improve flexibility in the school lunch programs....
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Monday, September 8, 2014

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Washington D.C.
338 Russell Senate Office Bldg.
Washington DC, 20510
Phone: 202-224-2551
Fax: 202-224-7999
Bismarck, ND
US Federal Building
220 East Rosser Avenue
Room 312
Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: 701-250-4618
Fax: 701-250-4484
Fargo, ND
1802 32nd Avenue South
Room B
Fargo, ND 58103
Phone: 701-239-5389
Fax: 701-239-5112
Grand Forks, ND
Federal Building
102 North Fourth Street
Room 108
Grand Forks, ND 58203
Phone: 701-746-8972
Minot, ND
315 Main Street, South
Room 204
Minot, ND 58701
Phone: 701-838-1361
Fax: 701-838-1381
Western North Dakota
Williston, ND
Phone: 701-580-4535