News Releases

10.15.21

Hoeven Announces $5 Million DOE Grant to UND's EERC for PCOR Partnership

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded approximately $5 million to the University of North Dakota's Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC). The funding will support the EERC-led Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership, which works to develop commercial-scale transportation and storage of carbon emissionsacross a 13-state region and in four Canadian provinces, accelerating the implementation of carbon capture, utilizati… Continue Reading


10.15.21

Hoeven Outlines $10 Billion Agriculture Disaster Assistance at Western Caucus Summit

BISMARCK, N.D. - At the Western Caucus' Agriculture Summit today, Senator John Hoeven outlined the$10 billion in disaster assistance, including $750 million specifically for livestock producers, recently approved by Congress. As the top Republican on the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, Hoeven worked to secure disaster aid and included the funding set-aside specifically for ranchers. The senator, also a member of the Western Caucus and a senior member of the Senate Agriculture Commit… Continue Reading


10.14.21

Hoeven: CCUS Will Play a Critical Role in Ensuring U.S. Remains Energy Secure

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven stressed to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jennifer Granholm the critical role that carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technologies will play in ensuring the nation remains energy secure. The senator made the remarks during a meeting at the University of North Dakota's Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC), which he hosted along with Governor Doug Burgum. Hoeven highlighted that the International Energy Agency (IEA) has … Continue Reading


10.13.21

Hoeven: Global Hawk Block 20s Graduating to New Mission

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today joined leaders from Northrop Grumman and Grand Sky at a retirement ceremony for the Global Hawk Block 20s, which the Air Force divested and transferred to Northrop Grumman at Grand Sky. Hoeven highlighted new opportunities for the aircraft to serve as Range Hawks, aircrafts with the sensors necessary to test hypersonic missiles as part of the Sky Range Program. "Today is not a retirement, but a graduation for the Global Hawk Block 20s," said Hoeven.… Continue Reading


10.13.21

Hoeven: Grand Sky is Ideal Home for New Sky Range Program, Repurposing Global Hawks for Missile Testing

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today opened the UAS Summit and Expo by announcing efforts to develop and base the Department of Defense's (DoD) new Sky Range program at Grand Sky. Under Sky Range, Global Hawk Block 20s and 30s will be converted to Range Hawks, aircraft with the sensors necessary to test hypersonic missiles. The senator invited George Rumford, the Director of DoD's Test Resource Management Center (TRMC) who is working to develop the Sky Range Program, to see firsthand th… Continue Reading


10.13.21

Hoeven Statement on DHS Plans to Ease U.S.-Canada Border Restrictions in November

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven issued the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced border restrictions on Canadians seeking to enter the U.S. through land and ferry ports of entry for non-essential reasons will be lifted in November for fully-vaccinated individuals: "Today's announcement to ease restrictions on non-essential travel between the U.S. and Canada is long overdue. We've repeatedly made the case to the Biden administration to s… Continue Reading


10.12.21

Hoeven: Grand Sky the Place for UAS Companies of All Sizes

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today marked the grand opening of the new, 18,000-square-foot, Multi-Tenant Building 1 (MT1) at Grand Sky that will support future growth for the unmanned aerial system (UAS) business and aviation park. The new facility's tenants include General Atomics, Innovets Aerospace, Grand Sky Airfield Operations, as well as the Northern Plains UAS Test Site's Vantis, the statewide Beyond Visual Line of Site network. "Grand Sky is the place to be for all things UAS… Continue Reading


10.12.21

Hoeven Honors Mark Nisbet as 2021 Legacy Leader

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today addressed the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo (FMWF) Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting, where he helped recognize Mark Nisbet as the Chamber's 2021 Legacy Leader. Hoeven highlighted Nisbet's leadership in the region, including as the former principal manager for North Dakota at Xcel Energy, as well as his service on the Chamber's Business Leaders for Permanent Flood Protection Taskforce and the Downtown Community Partnership. As Governor, Hoeven named Nisbet… Continue Reading


10.08.21

Hoeven Honors North Dakota National Guard Members Deploying to Southern Border

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today virtually joined Governor Doug Burgum and Adjutant General Alan Dohrmann in commending the service of 125 North Dakota National Guard members in the 957 Multi-Role Bridge Company (MRBC) deploying to the nation's southern border this month. These soldiers are deploying for a year-long assignment to support U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) border security operations. "North Dakota has the best guard members in the world," said Hoeven. "This deplo… Continue Reading


10.08.21

Hoeven Joins Cornyn to Press DHS for Answers on Release of Haitian Migrants into U.S.

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven this week joined Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) and others in pressing Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to address reports that thousands of Haitian migrants in Del Rio, Texas have been released into the United States. "The recent influx of migrants into Del Rio is exactly the kind of situation the CDC's Title 42 order is meant to address," the senators wrote. "The Administration's response to the ongoing border crisis only makes… Continue Reading


10.07.21

Hoeven Statement on Debt Ceiling

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today voted against raising the debt ceiling: "I opposed the Democrats' provision to raise the debt ceiling. Democrats, who control the Senate, House, and White House, have had months to raise the debt ceiling using reconciliation. Instead they are trying to use reconciliation to pass a $3.5 trillion tax-and-spend bill on a purely partisan basis. I believe that legislation is bad for the country and I will contin… Continue Reading


10.07.21

Hoeven, ND Stockmen's Ellingson Outline Impact of Drought on ND Producers at Senate Hearing

WASHINGTON - At a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing this week, Senator John Hoeven brought Julie Ellingson, Executive Vice President of the North Dakota Stockmen's Association, to testify about the impacts of drought on North Dakota's livestock and agriculture industries. "This year has been uniquely challenging for producers in North Dakota, who have had to battle large grassland fires, unpredictable markets, and of course severe drought," said Hoeven. "Our farmers and ranc… Continue Reading


10.06.21

Hoeven: Border Security is National Security

WASHINGTON - At a press conference today, Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Committee, joined his colleagues in outlining the ongoing crisis at the southern border and pressing the administration to secure the border. Hoeven highlighted the upcoming deployment of 125 North Dakota National Guard members, who are deploying to the southern border for a year-long assignment to support U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) border security operations. "Th… Continue Reading


09.30.21

Hoeven Statement After Opposing Confirmation of Tracy Stone-Manning to be Director of the Bureau of Land Management

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, issued the following statement after opposing the confirmation of Tracy Stone-Manning to be the Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). "The Bureau of Land Management oversees more than 247 million acres and has authority over thirty percent of the nation's taxpayer-owned mineral resources. It's unacceptable that BLM is failing to immediately resume oil and gas lease sales, while the Biden … Continue Reading


09.30.21

Hoeven: Senate Approves $10 Billion in Disaster Assistance for Ag Producers

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today announced that the Senate has approved $10 billion in disaster assistance, including $750 million specifically for livestock producers. As the ranking member on the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, Hoeven has been working to pass the $10 billion in assistance to help farmers and ranchers weather this year's drought and other natural disasters. "We worked hard to secure this much-needed disaster assistance for our farmers and ranchers," said H… Continue Reading


09.30.21

Hoeven Statement on Continuing Resolution

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven released the following statement today after voting against the Continuing Resolution (CR) because Democrats included a provision to provide REAL IDs to Afghan evacuees without ensuring proper vetting. Currently, evacuees are considered on parole until they are vetted and granted official refugee status. Providing REAL IDs to evacuees would enable them to board flights and access federal buildings without proper vetting, which is a serious risk to national securi… Continue Reading


09.30.21

Hoeven Helps Introduce Legislation to Subject CFPB to Appropriations Process

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, joined Senator Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) in introducing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Accountability Act of 2021. This legislation holds the agency accountable to the American taxpayer by requiring its annual funding to be appropriated by Congress. Currently, the CFPB receives its funding from the Federal Reserve, which allows the Bureau to avoid the fiscal accountability to which the rest of the Ex… Continue Reading


09.29.21

Hoeven Joins Senate GOP Members in Urging Democrats to Abandon Proposal that Compromises Financial Privacy of Americans

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven this week joined Senators John Thune (R-S.D.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) in urging Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to abandon the Biden administration's unprecedented proposal to give the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) access to private, confidential financial data of law-abiding Americans. The Biden administration and Democrats in Congress have proposed requiring financial institutions to report to the IRS gross inflow and outflow… Continue Reading


09.29.21

Hoeven Announces DOD Grant for West Fargo Company to Make Improvements at Minot Air Force Base

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded a $7.8 million grant to Pro-Mark Services in West Fargo. This award was made using Fiscal Year 2021 funding that Hoeven helped secure and will be used to replace mechanical and electrical systems in the Dock Five hangar at Minot Air Force Base (MAFB). "These improvements at MAFB will help ensure the base is able to continue providing … Continue Reading


09.28.21

Hoeven Helps Introduce Comprehensive Afghanistan Legislation

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven this week joined Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho), ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, in introducing the Afghanistan Counterterrorism, Oversight, and Accountability Act. This legislation: Establishes a State Department task force to focus on the evacuation of American citizens, legal permanent residents, and Afghan Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) who are still stuck in Afghanistan. Imposes oversight mechanisms on the processing of SIVs and r… Continue Reading

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