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01.25.21

Hoeven Statement on Janet Yellen

Senator John Hoeven issued the following statement after opposing the nomination of Dr. Janet Yellen to serve as Secretary of the Treasury: "I opposed Secretary Yellen's confirmation because I believe her policies are counter to what is best for the people of North Dakota. She supports increasing taxes and repealing parts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Additionally, I am concerned by her past support of a carbon tax, as well as her support for using Treasury Department resources to advance envir… Continue Reading


01.25.21

Hoeven Addresses ND Right to Life, Outlines Efforts to Protect Mothers and Unborn

BISMARCK, N.D. - At a virtual event this weekend, Senator John Hoeven addressed North Dakota Right to Life as the group began its annual Respect Life Week and outlined his continued efforts in Congress to protect the unborn and the health of mothers. "In North Dakota, we have long promoted a culture that values and protects human life in all forms, including the life of the unborn and the life and well-being of the mother," Hoeven said. "We thank everyone in our state and across the nation who … Continue Reading


01.25.21

Hoeven to FBI: Partner with Northern Plains UAS Test Site on Counter-UAS Law Enforcement Training

Senator John Hoeven today made the case to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray to utilize the expertise of the Northern Plains Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site on efforts to establish a Counter-UAS training program to benefit state, local and tribal law enforcement. Hoeven authored and secured language in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 funding legislation directing the FBI to report to Congress on this matter, part of his broader efforts to advance North Dakota's … Continue Reading