Senator John Hoeven 2016 Independence Day Statement

BISMARCK, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement in commemoration of our nation’s independence:

“Independence Day has come to mean many wonderful things over the centuries. It is first and foremost a day to celebrate the birth of our great nation, but it has also come to be a warm and happy occasion to enjoy time with friends, family, good food and special public celebrations with fireworks and patriotic music in cities large and small across our state.

“The Fourth is also a time to remember and thank our veterans – the men and women who secured our freedom and independence 240 years ago, and also those who have protected our freedom and independence around the world ever since.”

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Monday, July 4, Senator Hoeven will attend the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 Fourth of July Spectacular, which begins at 8:00 p.m. Central Time at the State Capitol Steps in Bismarck.

Monday, July 4

8:00 p.m. 2016 Fourth of July Concert
North Dakota State Capitol Steps