Hoeven Announces Nearly $300K in DOJ Funds to UTTC for Victim Services, Law Enforcement on Campus

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) has awarded nearly $300,000 to United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) to support a coordinated response combatting violent crimes against women on campus through enhanced victim services, prevention and education programs as well as security and investigation strategies. Using these funds, UTTC will work in partnership with the Abused Adult Resource Center, the Burleigh County Sheriff’s Department and the Bismarck Police Department.

 

            “There are many groups across North Dakota, including law enforcement, government and private service providers and our schools, who take on the serious task of addressing and reducing the incidence of violence in our state,” Hoeven said. “By coordinating their efforts, these groups can make an even g...

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Hoeven Announces $450K in DOJ Funds to Grand Forks CVIC to Enhance Safety for Victims of Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) has awarded $450,000 to the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC) in Grand Forks to provide supervised visitation, safe exchange services, safety planning and referrals for victims of domestic violence while also enhancing court and law enforcement response to domestic violence through training and protocol development. The funds are made available through the DOJ’s Justice for Families Program, which seeks to improve the response of all aspects of the civil and criminal justice systems to families with a history of domestic and sexual violence.

“It is vital that we work to provide victims of violence with the services and resources they need both in their time of crisis, and in moving past it,” Hoeven said. “Our private service providers play an important role in supplementing and enhancing t...

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Hoeven Announces More than $200K PHMSA Grant for North Dakota Pipeline Safety

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) has awarded a grant totaling $209,988 to the State of North Dakota to support the state’s pipeline safety programs.

“North Dakota’s pipelines play a vital role transporting the record-setting amounts of gas and oil we’re producing in the Bakken Region, and our state’s pipeline safety programs help ensure the efficient and safe transport of this product,” said Hoeven. “This PHMSA grant will help our state to continue to manage and implement our strong pipeline safety programs to ensure we continue moving the oil and gas we’re producing safely to market.”

This grant follows Hoeven’s continued work with industry and federal officials at all levels to address the issue of safely transporting oil and gas. Following the Casselton derailment, Ho...

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Hoeven Statement on the Sixth Anniversary of TarnsCanada's Permit Application for the Keystone XL

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement to mark the sixth anniversary of TransCanada’s initial permit application for the Keystone XL pipeline, which was submitted on September 19, 2008:

“After six years of inaction, the reasons to approve the Keystone XL pipeline continue to mount. In addition to the jobs, economic activity, enhanced energy security and strengthened national security the Keystone XL pipeline project will create for our country, we can now add concerns about rail safety and long delays in agriculture shipment to the long list of reasons that the Keystone XL pipeline is in the national interest.

“The Keystone XL pipeline will move 830,000 barrels of oil a day, including 100,000 from North Dakota’s Bakken region. That’s 830,000 barrels a day that won’t have to be moved by truck and rail. In fact, to transport the equivalent amount of oil by rail would require 14 u...

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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
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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