Hoeven Statement on DAPL Hearing

FARGO, ND - Senator John Hoeven released the following statement after a U.S. District Court hearing today on the Dakota Access Pipeline: "The Dakota Access Pipeline is vital infrastructure that provides tremendous energy and economic benefits for our state and nation. DAPL has safely operated for nearly four years, providing essential access to market for Bakken crude, including substantial oil production from the Fort Berthold Reservation and the Three Affiliated Tribes. DAPL is key in ensuri… Continue Reading


Hoeven Secures Funding and Flexibility to Raise I-29, Advance Red River Control Structure and Keep Red River Valley Flood Protection Project on Schedule

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven, joined by Senator Amy Klobuchar and Governor Doug Burgum, today announced that he has secured the funding and flexibility to enable the Army Corps of Engineers to raise I-29, advance the Red River Valley Control Structure and ensure that the permanent flood protection in the Red River Valley stays on schedule. Hoeven worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to bid the I-29 road raise portion of the project first, which will save money and keep the p… Continue Reading


Hoeven Statement on Biden Executive Action on Guns

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement on President Biden's executive action on guns: "We need to ensure that law-abiding Americans have the ability to defend themselves as provided under the Constitution. Infringing on the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens will not prevent violence. Instead, the administration should focus on fully enforcing the gun laws that are already on the books, and ensuring communities have resources to address mental healt… Continue Reading