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09.22.20

Hoeven Statement After Agreement Reached to Provide Funding For Farmers and Ranchers

Senator John Hoeven, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement after an agreement was reached to provide Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) reimbursement as part of legislation to fund the government that is being considered by Congress this week. Yesterday, the House released draft funding legislation without the regular reimbursement of the CCC. As chairman of the Agriculture Appropriations Comm… Continue Reading


09.22.20

Hoeven Announces DOJ Funding to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Mountains Plains Youth Services Inc.

Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded the following grants: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe - $900,000 awarded from the Office of Violence Against Women, to respond to and assist victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault as well as ensure perpetrators are held accountable. Mountains Plains Youth Services Inc. - $750,000 awarded from the … Continue Reading


09.22.20

Hoeven Outlines Progress on Nuclear Modernization, Need for Credible Deterrent

Senator John Hoeven today outlined the need to continue modernizing the nation's nuclear forces, highlighting the progress he has helped achieve through his role on the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee. Hoeven made the remarks during a virtual nuclear triad conference hosted by the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce's Task Force 21. The senator stressed ongoing efforts by the nation's adversaries to surpass America's nuclear capabilities and how the investments Congress has made, including in… Continue Reading