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05.18.19

Hoeven Outlines Efforts to Expand Long-Term Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Veterans

FARGO, N.D. - At the AMVETS Department of North Dakota state convention today, Senator John Hoeven outlined his efforts to ensure veterans can access the convenient, quality care that they have earned. To this end, Hoeven is working to: Ensure the VA gives qualified long-term care (LTC) providers only one set of regulations to comply with, consistent with his Veterans Access to Long Term Care and Health Services Act. Currently, only about 20 percent of North Dakota's nursing homes contract… Continue Reading


05.17.19

Hoeven: Administration Lifts Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada, Mexico

Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today released the following statement after the administration announced a deal to lift the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico. The agreement completely lifts the 25 percent tariff on steel and the 10 percent tariff on aluminum, without imposing quotas. Under the agreement, Mexico and Canada will remove the retaliatory tariffs they plac… Continue Reading


05.17.19

Hoeven Working to Strengthen Federal Support for North Dakota CCS Efforts, Make Technology Commercially-Viable

At a hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee this week, Senator John Hoeven outlined the need to strengthen federal support for the ongoing efforts in North Dakota to make carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology commercially-viable. As part of the hearing, the senator introduced John Harju, Vice President for Strategic Partnerships at the University of North Dakota's (UND) Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC), who testified on the organization's work and… Continue Reading