Hoeven Statement on Trade

Senator John Hoeven released the following statement today regarding trade: "In a meeting with the President last week, I outlined the importance of ensuring that valuable export markets remain open and American products do not face a competitive disadvantage due to retaliatory tariffs, such as those announced today by China" said Hoeven. "The president described in some detail his trade agenda, as well as progress on negotiations to secure better, more fair trade deals for our nation. I will… Continue Reading


Hoeven: VA Implements Protections for Veteran Homeowners Seeking VA-Backed Refinancing Loans

Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (Milcon-VA), today issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued a new policy to protect veteran homeowners from predatory lending practices when seeking VA-guaranteed refinancing loans. Specifically, these protections address serial refinancing, helping to ensure that veterans receive lower interest rates on their refinanced loans and are … Continue Reading


Hoeven: FCC Increases Funding for Rural Telemedicine Services

Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after a majority of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to increase funding for the Rural Health Care (RHC) Program, which helps rural health care providers and patients access quality health care through telecommunications and broadband services. Hoeven pressed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai last month to increase the current funding cap to meet demand and account for future growth of the program. "Telemedicine is an important tool… Continue Reading