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02.21.20

Hoeven Announces Senior Corps Grant in North Dakota

Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has awarded $307,062 in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Senior Corps Senior Companion Program funding to the Tri-County Opportunity Council. Today's funding was awarded as part of a Senior Corps grant competition, encouraging Americans 55 years and older to volunteer their time to serve older adults who need assistance with daily living tasks. "It's vital w… Continue Reading


02.21.20

Hoeven Addresses Mail Service Issues With USPS District Manager, Visits Carrier Annex Carrier

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today convened a roundtable with United States Postal Service (USPS) Acting Dakotas District Manager Marc Kersey, USPS leadership from Bismarck and Fargo and North Dakota newspaper representatives and publishers for an update on delivery concerns in the western part of the state. Today's event is the latest in the senator's efforts to ensure rural and urban areas alike receive mail, packages and newspapers in a timely fashion. Hoeven convened the round table… Continue Reading


02.20.20

Hoeven Working to Expand Export Opportunities for Rural Businesses

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today held a discussion with North Dakota District Export Council Chair Jay Schuler, U.S. Commercial Service (USCS) International Trade Specialist Heather Ranck and local business leaders to outline efforts to expand export opportunities for rural companies. Specifically, the senator highlighted: The Rural America Intelligence Service for Exporters (RAISE) program, a Fargo-based USCS program that leads the agency's rural export efforts and provides customized… Continue Reading