Hoeven: North Dakota Selected to Host National Agricultural Genotyping Center at NDSU

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA–ARS) Biosciences Research Laboratory on the campus of North Dakota State University (NDSU) has been selected as the site for the newly formed National Agricultural Genotyping Center (NAGC). Activities at the Center will begin in October.

“The National Corn Growers’ decision reflects the growing respect and attention Fargo and the Red River Valley are getting nationally for the work they’re doing with new and innovative technologies,” Hoeven said. “The collaboration between the USDA-ARS and the National Agricultural Genotyping Center comes as good news for the North Dakota Corn Growers, NDSU, Fargo and our entire state.”

Last month, the North Dakota Corn Growers Association bid to host the new facility, and Hoeven spearheaded an effort to support their bid, writing a letter of support to Dr...

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Hoeven Announces $270K in Formula Funds to Support Services for Victims of Sexual Assault

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded $270,447 in funding to the North Dakota Department of Health to support core services, direct intervention and related assistance for victims of sexual assault. The funds are made available through the Sexual Assault Services Formula Grant Program (SASP), which assists states in supporting rape crisis centers and other nonprofit organizations.

“We are working hard to provide the assistance our local officials need to not only prevent crime in our state, but also to help them alleviate the impacts of crime,” said Hoeven. “To that end, these funds will help provide the support and care victims of sexual assault most need in their time of crisis.”

Earlier this week, Hoeven announced $3 million in grants to help rural and tribal officials prosecute crimes of violence against women and provide services to victims of sexual assault, domestic ...

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Hoeven Announces More Than $1.4 Million in Grant Funding for UND, NDSU Research

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded University of North Dakota (UND) and North Dakota State University (NDSU) more than $1.4 million in grants for ongoing research work.

“Fargo, Grand Forks and the Red River Valley are already emerging as a hub of technology and innovation, and this kind of research is vital to creating the new products and services our companies will bring to market,” Hoeven said. “At the same time, it bolsters the world-class research our state’s two largest universities are doing for our state and our nation.”

The NSF grants will be allocated to UND and NDSU as follows:

  • UND – $372,450 in support of Open Orbiter, a hands-on, student-led effort at the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences to gain experience researching and designing mission-critical software and ...
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Hoeven Announces $300K Grant to Improve Access to Health Care

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a grant totaling $306,332 to the North Dakota Department of Health to support North Dakota’s oral health workforce.

“We are working hard to improve health care across North Dakota, especially ensuring that the more rural and underserved areas of the state have access to quality care,” said Hoeven. “This HHS grant will help ensure our residents have more access to dentists and other oral health providers.”

HHS awards states grants to support their oral health workforce, especially through the development of programs designed to address the oral health needs of underserved populations. The grants also help equip dental health professional with the resources and education needed to address the specific needs of underserved areas. Senator Hoeven serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee.

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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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