Hoeven Announces More Than $1.3 Million in DOJ Funds to Address Alcohol, Substance Abuse at ND Tribes

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) has made two awards totaling more than $1.3 million to Native American tribes in North Dakota to address crimes related to alcohol and substance abuse. The awards are granted to the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians and the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe for $749,462 and $588,810, respectively. The funds are made available through the DOJ’s Justice Systems and Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program, which seeks to prevent and reduce alcohol and substance abused related crimes in tribal communities through enhanced enforcement, intervention and treatment for offenders and coordination with non-tribal agencies.

“Our law enforcement and judicial officials play a vital role in keeping our communities safe and maintaining our high quality of life,” Hoeven said. “They do this by not only responding to crime and br...

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Hoeven Announces $945,000 DOT Grant to NDDOT

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded $945,000 to the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT). The funds will be used to purchase a handicap accessible bus for the City of Minot and to implement a Transit Asset Management (TAM) System statewide.

“Access to transportation is vital to North Dakotans especially as more people come to our state to work and live,” Hoeven said. “These funds will help us better maintain transit systems in North Dakota and give more mobility to Minot residents.”

The grant funds a project which was competitively selected through the DOT’s State of Good Repair Program. The funds were disbursed by the Federal Transit Administration at the DOT.

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Hoeven Announces $1.4 Million in DOJ Funds to Combat Domestic Violence in the Bakken

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) has made three awards totaling $1.4 million to combat domestic violence in the Bakken region. These funds are made available through the Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Assistance Program and are part of two DOJ initiatives targeting the Bakken region. The details of the awards are as follows.

• Bakken Region Initiative: Enhanced Responses to Victims – two awards totaling $949,391 – The two awards are granted to the North Dakota Council on Abused Women’s Services and the Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold for $606,000 and $343,391, respectively. The funds will help address the unique challenges faced by victims, responders and service providers within the Bakken region of North Dakota and Montana in order to increase the safety and well-being of women and chi...

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Hoeven: CP Railway Implementing New Reporting, Making Capital Investments to Improve Capacity

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven has been pressing Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CP) to come up with a plan to reduce agriculture shipment delay. Friday, CP’s Vice President of Marketing reported that the company is investing additional resources to its North Dakota customers and has implemented a new, more transparent service offering and report to the Surface Transportation Board.

“We will continue to press Canadian Pacific to devote the resources necessary to catch up on agriculture shipments until they are up to date,” Hoeven said. “Last week, a review of their situation showed progress, though clearly they will need to do more in terms of resources and staff to meet the demands of North Dakota’s growing economy. With the harvest in full swing, we need to ensure the railroad is doing all it can to meet not only this year’s needs, but also next year’s.”

In mid-August, when Hoeven invited C...

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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