Hoeven Statement on Mercer County Sheriff Deputy Killed in The Line Of Duty

BISMARCK - Senator John Hoeven issued the following statement after the death of a Mercer County Sheriff’s Deputy in the line of duty last night: “The events in Mercer County last night are a stark reminder of the heroic actions of our law enforcement officials each and every day. This deputy made the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of our community, and Mikey and I send our sincerest condolences to the deputy’s loved ones and the entire Mercer County Sheriff’s Department. We are praying for comfo… Continue Reading


Hoeven Sponsoring Legislation to Weaken Iran’s Ties to China, Push Back on Sponsorship of Terrorist Groups

Senator John Hoeven this week helped reintroduce legislation led by Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) to weaken Iran’s ties with Communist China and push back on its sponsorship of terrorist groups, like Hamas. Specifically, the Iran China Accountability Act: Requires any Iran nuclear agreement to be ratified by a two-thirds vote of the U.S. Senate. Prohibits obligation or expenditure of any funds for an Iran nuclear agreement until: Iran terminates all agreements involving the transfer … Continue Reading


Hoeven Leads Effort Requesting GAO Review of USDA's 2022 Disaster Assistance Implementation

Senator John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, this week led a group of senators in requesting a Government Accountability Office (GAO) review of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s implementation of disaster assistance for producer losses occurring in 2022. This builds upon a recent effort Hoeven led with House Agriculture Appropriations Committee Chairman Andy Harris (R-Md.) urging USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to roll back the agency’s changes t… Continue Reading