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07.31.20

Hoeven Announces Funding to North Dakota Workers Affected by Foreign Trade

Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has awarded $195,922 to the State of North Dakota. Today's grant was made available through the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program at DOL and will be used to support job training as well as employment and case management services to eligible workers affected by foreign trade. "This funding will support eligible North Dakota workers, and provide them with important job … Continue Reading


07.31.20

Hoeven Outlines Opportunities to Enhance 45Q Tax Credit, Better Support Development of CCUS Technologies

At a hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee this week, Senator John Hoeven advocated for enhancements to the 45Q tax credit to further advance carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technologies. The senator, along with Assistant Secretary of Fossil Energy Steven Winberg, Carbon Utilization Research Center Executive Director Shannon Angielski and Dr. Julio Friedman with the Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy, highlighted the impacts of the coronaviru… Continue Reading


07.30.20

North Dakota Delegation Urges DOJ to Investigate Acquisition of Lamb Processing Facility

Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer and Representative Kelly Armstrong today urged the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) Antitrust Division to open an investigation into the acquisition of Mountain States Rosen (MSR), a lamb processing facility in Greeley, Colo. by the American subsidiary of Brazilian JBS. The delegation raised concerns with reported plans by JBS to close the facility and destroy its equipment, actions that would significantly hamper the ability of North Dakota's lamb produce… Continue Reading