Hoeven Working to Secure Future ISR, Counter-UAS & Unmanned R&D Initiatives in Red River Valley

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven this week hosted General Kenneth Wilsbach, Commander of the Air Combat Command (ACC), in Grand Forks to discuss current and future Air Force operations in the Red River Valley. As a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, Hoeven invited Wilsbach to visit North Dakota during a meeting earlier this year, as the general was preparing to take command of the ACC, and again in a call last week. As part of the visit, Hoeven, along with Wilsbach and… Continue Reading


Hoeven: BLM Must Be a Good Neighbor To Property Owners, Grazers & Energy Developers in ND

 At a hearing of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Committee this week, Senator John Hoeven pressed Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Tracy Stone-Manning to be a better neighbor to property owners, grazers and energy developers in North Dakota. The senator outlined how overreaching regulations being advanced by the Biden administration harm the property rights of North Dakotans, while ignoring the multiple use requirements established by Congress for federal lands. This i… Continue Reading


Hoeven: We Need More Energy, Not Less, to Meet Growing Electricity Demand

 During remarks delivered on the floor of the U.S. Senate this week, Senator John Hoeven pushed back against the Biden administration’s regulatory onslaught, which is undermining the reliability of the electric grid and leading to higher prices for businesses and consumers. In particular, the senator: Called out costly, unworkable federal rules such as the: Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) Rule. Hoeven is leading a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution of disapproval to stop the… Continue Reading