News Releases

04.19.22

Hoeven Meets with CBP Officials, North Dakota National Guard Members Deployed to Southern Border

DEL RIO, TX - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Committee, today traveled to Del Rio and Eagle Pass, Texas to call attention to the ongoing illegal immigration crisis at the southern border, meet with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials and review the missions of North Dakota Guard members deployed to the southern border. "We appreciate the opportunity to meet with CBP and North Dakota National Guard members, who are working to secure our bo… Continue Reading


04.19.22

Hoeven Joins Amicus Brief on Clean Water Act Authority

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Committee, joined Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), and Congressman Sam Graves (R-Mo.), in filing an amicus brief in the case of Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency, which is currently pending before the Supreme Court and focuses on the scope of the "waters of the United States" (WOTUS) definition under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The amicus brief was signed by a total of 201 … Continue Reading


04.14.22

Hoeven Joins Colleagues to Demand Answers from Administration for Changes to Border Security

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven this week joined Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kans.) in pressing Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to answer for recent policy changes at the southern border. The senators outline concerns with the Biden administration's recent actions and the effect changes to policy will have on how DHS enforces border security and processes migrants at the southern border. "Securing the southern border and deterring the sustained, record-breaki… Continue Reading


04.11.22

Hoeven Honors Veterans on Western North Dakota Honor Flight

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven helped welcome home North Dakota veterans today as they returned from a trip to Washington, D.C. with the Western North Dakota Honor Flight. The veterans were honored in the nation's capital with a banquet to recognize their service and toured the national war memorials and Arlington National Cemetery. Participating veterans fought in World War II, the Korean War or the Vietnam War. "We could not enjoy the freedoms and liberties we have today if it were not … Continue Reading


04.11.22

Hoeven Urges Biden Administration to Protect Access to Credit for Farmers and Ranchers

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, joined Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) in pushing back on the Biden administration's use of the financial regulatory system to potentially harm farmers and ranchers' access to capital. The senators outline the threat to the nation's food supply should the administration advance its radical environmental agenda mitigating banks' and credit unions… Continue Reading


04.08.22

Hoeven Continues Efforts to Extend Title 42 Order

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven joined Senator Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) in urging Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to extend the Title 42 Public Health Order. The senators highlight the dangerous and reckless consequences the decision to rescind Title 42 would have, and point to the expected surge of illegal immigrants that would cross the southern border as a result. "Rescinding the Title 42 Order during a border crisis, and with knowledge of a building surge of … Continue Reading


04.08.22

Congress Passes Hoeven-Sponsored Legislation to Enhance Shadow Wolves, Expand Operation to Northern Border

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed the House companion to the Shadow Wolves Enhancement Act, legislation introduced in the Senate by Hoeven and Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.). This bipartisan, bicameral legislation classifies the Tohono O'odham Shadow Wolves unit as special agents, allowing them to better patrol, investigate, interdict and secure the southern border. The legislation also requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to de… Continue Reading


04.08.22

Hoeven: Biden Administration Not Helping Solve High Energy Prices – Its Energy Policies Are the Problem

WASHINGTON - At a press conference with his Senate Republican colleagues this week, Senator John Hoeven pushed back on the Biden administration's policies that are hurting Americans at the gas pump and driving up prices across the economy. "The Biden administration needs to take the handcuffs off our energy producers. We can produce a lot more oil and natural gas, and do it with the best environmental stewardship in the world," said Hoeven. "This is supply and demand. Two years ago, the U.S. wa… Continue Reading


04.07.22

Hoeven Statement After Senate Vote on Supreme Court Nominee

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven released the following statement today regarding the Senate confirmation vote for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, who has been nominated to serve as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. "After meeting with Judge Jackson and reviewing her record, I opposed her lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court as I am concerned by her record and believe she will try to legislate from the bench rather than strictly uphold the Constitution and law a… Continue Reading


04.07.22

Hoeven Statement After Voting to Ban Russian Oil Imports, Suspend Normal Trade Relations With Russia and Belarus

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, today issued the following statement after the Senate approved legislation to ban imports of Russian energy products, and legislation to suspend permanent normal trade relations with Russia and Belarus: "Given Russia's unprovoked, full-scale invasion of Ukraine, it is clear that we should ban imports of Russian energy products. Preventing imports of Russian oil, gas and coal is vital to cutting off … Continue Reading


04.07.22

Hoeven Helps Introduce Legislation to Extend Title 42 Until 2025

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven joined Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) in introducing legislation to extend the Title 42 authority at the nation's southern border until February 2025. At present, the Title 42 Public Health Order allows Homeland Security and immigration officials to expeditiously return illegal immigrants to their home country in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This legislation comes in response to the Biden administration deciding to rescind the Title 42 authority, wh… Continue Reading


04.05.22

Hoeven Helps Introduce Legislation Clarifying President Cannot Declare Climate Change Emergency

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today joined Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, in introducing legislation to clarify that the president does not have the authority to unilaterally declare a national emergency on the premise of climate change. The Real Emergencies Act would reaffirm that the president is prohibited from using the three primary statutory authorities available to him - the National Emergencies Act, th… Continue Reading


04.05.22

Hoeven Statement on Supreme Court Confirmation Vote

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven released the following statement today after meeting with Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, who has been nominated to serve as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. "We need Supreme Court Justices that will uphold the law, and who will not legislate from the bench. After reviewing Judge Jackson's record and meeting with her today, I am concerned that she will not strictly uphold the Constitution and law as written, and will engage in judici… Continue Reading


04.01.22

Hoeven: Army Corps Needs to Ensure Access to Lake Sakakawea for the Spring and Summer

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Committee, this week spoke with Col. Geoffrey Van Epps, Commander of the Northwestern Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, urging him to: Identify funding to address maintenance needs at the recreational areas around Lake Sakakawea, which is currently impacted by drought conditions that make lake access difficult. Provide regulatory relief to ensure maintenance projects, including f… Continue Reading


03.31.22

Hoeven: Senate Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Act

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after the Senate passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, legislation which will update federal regulations for the global shipping industry and help American producers export their products internationally. As one of the four lead sponsors of the bipartisan legislation, Hoeven, along with Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), John Thune (R-S.D.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.), helped shepherd the bill through the Senate. The legislatio… Continue Reading


03.31.22

Hoeven Statement on Biden Administration's Planned Release from Strategic Petroleum Reserve

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, today issued the following statement after President Biden announced a plan to release oil from the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve. "The Biden administration has been taking the wrong approach to energy development. In an energy rich nation like ours, consumers should not be burdened by skyrocketing energy prices," said Hoeven. "Tapping the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and calling on OPEC to p… Continue Reading


03.31.22

Hoeven: Livestock Disaster Assistance Payments to Producers Will Start Next Week

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin sending livestock disaster assistance payments next week. USDA today released details on phase one of the Emergency Livestock Relief Program (ELRP), which is funded from the $750 million that Hoeven secured in September to aid livestock producers. Since then, Hoeven has repeatedly pressed USDA officials, including Secretary Tom Vilsack, Under Secretary Robert Bonnie and FSA Administrator Za… Continue Reading


03.30.22

Hoeven: Biden Administration Needs to Enforce the Law, Secure the Southern Border

WASHINGTON - At a press conference with his Senate Republican colleagues today, Senator John Hoeven called on the Biden administration to enforce the law and secure the nation's borders. The senator outlined the ongoing illegal immigration crisis at the southern border and highlighted three key policies that the administration should fully enforce, including: The Title 42 Public Health Order, an important tool that allows immigration officials to expeditiously return illegal immigrants to th… Continue Reading


03.29.22

Hoeven Joins Colleagues Asking White House for Update, Clarity on U.S. Lethal Aid Provided to Ukraine

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, joined Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in urging the Biden administration's National Security Advisor (NSA) Jake Sullivan to clarify the speed, specifics and supply of lethal aid the United States is providing to Ukraine. In the letter, the senators press for a strategy to help ensure Ukraine returns to sovereignty and freedom following Russia's unprovoked attack on Ukraine tha… Continue Reading


03.29.22

Hoeven Urges Secretary Blinken to End the UNHRC's Commission of Inquiry on the Israeli Palestinian Conflict

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, joined Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.), in urging Secretary of State Antony Blinken to prioritize reversing the UN Human Rights Council's (UNHRC) discriminatory and unwarranted treatment of Israel by leading a multinational effort to end the permanent Commission of Inquiry (COI) on the Israeli Palestinian conflict. In the bipartisan letter, the senators highlight the commission as unfa… Continue Reading

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