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12.11.18

Hoeven Joins EPA and Army Corps in Announcing Regulatory Relief Under Waters of the U.S. Rule

Senator John Hoeven today joined administration officials, including Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James, as well as leaders from the American Farm Bureau Federation, the National Association of Home Builders and the National Association of Manufacturers in announcing new regulatory relief under the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. The proposed changes recognize the… Continue Reading


12.10.18

Hoeven Statement on Farm Bill Conference Committee Agreement

Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) today released the following statement after signing the 2018 Farm Bill conference report, which strengthens the farm safety net and provides important tools to help see North Dakota farmers and ranchers through hard times. Hoeven is a member of the conference committee, the fourth highest ranking majority member of the Senate Agriculture Committee and the chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee. "Our producers need the certainty that comes with t… Continue Reading


12.07.18

Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill Hoeven Cosponsored to Improve Broadband Availability for Precision Agriculture

Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of Senate Agriculture Committee, today announced that the Senate has passed bipartisan legislation he cosponsored to improve broadband availability for precision agriculture. "Precision agriculture reduces input cost and improves yields," said Hoeven. "Farmers and ranchers need dependable access to broadband in order to take full advantage of the wide range of these agriculture technology products. Ou… Continue Reading