Hoeven Helps Introduce Legislation to Prohibit Sale of Oil from SPR to China

U.S. Senator John Hoeven (R-N.D.) helped introduce legislation, sponsored by Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), to: • Prohibit the sale of American crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to any company under the control of the Chinese Communist Party. • Prohibit the export of any crude oil from the SPR to China. "It makes no sense to drain our strategic petroleum reserves, benefitting an adversary like China, when we could bring down prices for consumers and strength… Continue Reading


Hoeven Helps Introduce Bill to Establish Permanent Prohibition on Federal Funding for Abortion

U.S. Senator John Hoeven (R-N.D.) helped introduce the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, legislation sponsored by Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.). This bill would establish a permanent prohibition on federal funding for abortion, with a single, government-wide standard. Hoeven has been a cosponsor of this legislation every year he has been in the Senate. "By establishing a consistent standard across the federal government, our legislation will help ensure taxpayers in North Dakota and thro… Continue Reading


Hoeven Cosponsors Bill to Strengthen Ag Industry's Role in CFIUS, Protect Against Improper Foreign Investment

U.S. Senator John Hoeven (R-N.D.) today cosponsored bicameral legislation introduced by Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) and Representative Ronny Jackson (R-Texas) to protect America's agricultural industry from improper foreign investment. The bill would bolster the U.S. agriculture industry's role on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), the government body responsible for overseeing the foreign investment and acquisition of American companies. "Our nation relie… Continue Reading