Hoeven Announces More Than $6.8 Million in Grants for North Dakota Airports

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded grants totaling $6,802,755 to North Dakota airports including more than $4.4 million for Minot International Airport to construct a new terminal and apron. The DOT funds were provided by the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP), which supports the planning and development of public-use airports. Grant details are as follows:

• Minot International Airport – $4,425,378 – The grant will fund construction of a new terminal building and apron. The funds are in addition to the $10.5 million the airport has already received for runway and apron projects.

• Dickinson-Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport – $1,060,909 – The airport received two grants, one for $976,22...

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Record of Decision for Basin Transmission Line Follows Hoeven Effort to Bring Parties Together in March

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today said the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service (RUS) has signed the record of decision (ROD) enabling Basin Electric Power Cooperative to begin construction on multiple transmission lines in western North Dakota. The ROD was issued by RUS on Sept. 13.

The decision comes following a meeting Hoeven organized in March to bring together Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Rural Utility Service, Forest Service, Central Power Cooperative and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service leaders to help resolve transmission line routing disputes in order to bring more critical power online in western North Dakota. The meeting helped Basin Electric and RUS work through issues concerning the ROD.

This ROD, coupled with other permits previously issued, will bring more power online in western North Dakota by enabling Basin Electric Power Cooperative to begin construction on the Antelope Valley Station (AVS) to Judson transmiss...

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Hoeven Announces Nearly $400K in DOJ Funds to Raise Awareness of Violence Against Native Women, Enhance Public Policy

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) has awarded nearly $400,000 to First Nations Women’s Alliance in Devils Lake to increase awareness of and enhance the response to violence against Native American women, while also improving victims’ access to essential services. The funds are made available through the DOJ’s Tribal Coalitions Program, which supports the development and operation of nonprofit, nongovernmental tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions.

“Preventing crime and ensuring justice for victims must always be among our top priorities, and we continue our efforts to ensure that law enforcement officials and service providers have the tools and resources they need,” Hoeven said. “These funds will support a wide range of activities addressing violence against Native American women in our state, improving the public...

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Hoeven Announces More Than $560K in USDA Rural Development Grants to North Dakota

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding more than $560,000 in rural development grants to seven North Dakota organizations. The funds are made available through USDA’s Rural Business Enterprise Grant and Rural Business Opportunity Grant programs which were extended in the 2014 farm bill.

“The new period of growth we’re experiencing across North Dakota also means we have a greater demand for vital services in our rural communities,” said Hoeven. “We have been working hard to support growth in our rural communities, and these USDA funds will help communities work on individualized projects, such as developing worker training programs and childcare centers, that will support the continued health and prosperity of residents.”

The grants are awarded as follows:

• $139,204 to Strom Center at Dickinson State University to cond...

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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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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