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10.17.19

Hoeven: Senate Upholds the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule

Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, today released the following statement after voting against a resolution of disapproval that, had it passed, would have overturned the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule. The ACE Rule replaced the costly one-size-fits-all emissions regulations for coal power plants issued by the previous Administration. The Senate voted to uphold the new ACE Rule and defeated the resolution of disapproval. The ACE Rule replaced… Continue Reading


10.17.19

Hoeven Advances Role for Grand Forks in NORTHCOM'S Arctic & Counter-UAS Missions

Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, this week met with Gen. Terrence O'Shaughnessy, Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM), where he outlined how the capabilities of the Grand Forks Air Force Base could support NORTHCOM's Arctic and counter-unmanned aerial systems (UAS) missions, including how the Global Hawk is well-suited to play a role in the Arctic given its long endurance surveillance c… Continue Reading


10.16.19

Hoeven Statement on Confirmation of Air Force Secretary Barrett

Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, released the following statement after the Senate confirmed former Ambassador Barbara Barrett as the Secretary of the Air Force. During her confirmation process, Hoeven met with Barrett to outline the importance of North Dakota's nuclear and unmanned aerial systems (UAS) missions and invited her to come to the state. "With two legs of the nuclear triad and vital UAS missions, North Dakota plays an incredibly importan… Continue Reading