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08.15.18

Hoeven: Department Of Energy Awards $1 Million For Spirit Lake Wind Turbine Project

Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $1 million to help the Spirit Lake Tribe install a wind turbine. The tribe will provide a little over $3.1 million in additional funds for the $4,190,975 project, which will install a 1.5 MW wind turbine on the Fort Totten reservation. "This investment by the Department of Energy will help… Continue Reading


08.14.18

Hoeven Announces More Than $8.2 Million For Victims Of Crime In North Dakota

Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded two grants totaling $8,230,751 to the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The funds are awarded from the Crime Victims Fund, with $162,000 set aside for the state to compensate victims of crime and the remainder dispersed to community organizations that provide direct services to victims. "Today's funding will help victims of crime ac… Continue Reading


08.14.18

Hoeven Announces More Than $2.8 Million To Secure Slopes Near University Of Mary

Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a $2,844,888 grant to the State of North Dakota. The funds, awarded through FEMA's Pre-Disaster Mitigation Competitive (PDMC) Grant Program, will cover 75 percent of the nearly $3.8 million cost of a bank stabilization project at the University of Mary. "By supporting efforts to shore up infrastructure, FEMA can help prevent dangerous and costly d… Continue Reading