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09.23.22

Hoeven Helps Introduce Legislation to Stop the Ban of Traditional Ammo & Tackle on Public Lands

Senator John Hoeven this week joined Senator Steve Daines (R-Mont.) in introducing the Protecting Access for Hunters and Anglers Act of 2022. This legislation would prohibit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from banning the use of traditional lead ammunition or tackle on public lands. This bill comes one week after the USFWS published a rule that prohibited the use of lead ammunition and fishing tackle at certain wildlif… Continue Reading


09.23.22

Hoeven Working to Improve Rancher Access to Fair & Competitive Markets, Strengthen Livestock Disaster Programs

BISMARCK, N.D. - At the North Dakota Stockmen's Association annual meeting today, Senator John Hoeven discussed his efforts as the Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee to: Improve ranchers' access to fair and competitive markets. This includes securing language in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 funding legislation to establish at the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) a cattle contract library, which would help … Continue Reading


09.23.22

Hoeven: Army Corps Awards Contract for Pipestem Dam Safety Project Construction

JAMESTOWN, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $131.5 million contract to Barnard Construction Company for the construction of the Pipestem Dam safety modification project, utilizing funding that Hoeven worked to secure for the project in the Corp's Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 work plan. Through his role on the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Committee, Hoeven worked with the Corps to ensure the project continued to be funde… Continue Reading