Hoeven Statement on Passing of ND Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem

BISMARCK, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven today released the following statement of condolence after the passing of North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.

“Attorney General Stenehjem spent four decades serving the people of North Dakota, and was a fierce advocate for the rule of law and the rights of our state’s residents. As our state’s longest-serving Attorney General, he worked tirelessly to keep our communities safe and took great pride in supporting our law enforcement officials. We will remember Wayne as a true friend and colleague, who will be greatly missed. Mikey and I send our sincerest condolences to Beth, Andrew and the entire Stenehjem family. We will continue praying for all of his loved ones.”