Hoeven Statement on Resignation of Lieutenant Governor Brent Sanford, Appointment of Tammy Miller

WASHINGTON, DC - Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after North Dakota Lieutenant Governor Brent Sanford announced his resignation and Governor Doug Burgum appointed Tammy Miller to the post:

“Look no further than the prosperous energy industry in North Dakota to see Brent Sanford’s hard work and dedication to our state. During his time as both mayor of Watford City and lieutenant governor, Brent was instrumental in helping to develop North Dakota’s energy industry, creating good jobs and growing our economy. For more than a decade, he dedicated his time and efforts to bettering our state and helping the people of North Dakota. We are grateful for his service, and Mikey and I wish him the best of luck on his next chapter.

“We congratulate Tammy Miller on her appointment as Lieutenant Governor, and look forward to working with her on behalf of the people of North Dakota.”