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01.17.20

Hoeven Holds Meeting with Sugar Producers, USDA to Ensure Effective, Timely Implementation of New Disaster Assistance

Senator John Hoeven, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, this week arranged a meeting between sugar cooperatives, sugar beet growers and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary Bill Northey to ensure that the additional $1.5 billion in disaster assistance and provisions for sugar producers are implemented in a timely manner that works for sugar growers and cooperatives. "Sugar beet growers in the Red River Valley faced unprecedented challenges and historic… Continue Reading


01.17.20

Hoeven, Cramer & Armstrong Honor NDSU Bison Football Team's Eighth FCS Championship

Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer and Congressman Kelly Armstrong honored the North Dakota State University (NDSU) Bison football team this week for winning its eighth NCAA Division I FCS National Championship in nine years. Senators Hoeven and Cramer introduced a congratulatory resolution and delivered remarks on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Congressman Armstrong honored the team by introducing the resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives as well as delivering floor remarks. The r… Continue Reading


01.16.20

Hoeven: Senate Approves USMCA, Benefitting North Dakota Ag Producers & Wide Range of Industries

Senator John Hoeven today joined a bipartisan majority of his Senate colleagues in approving the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). "The final approval of USMCA is tremendous news for our nation's entire economy, especially for our agriculture producers, who are working to overcome the challenges of trade disputes and disasters," said Hoeven. "This agreement provides farmers and ranchers much-needed certainty with our two largest trading partners, helping to remove barriers and better ensure… Continue Reading