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07.29.20

Hoeven Announces Environmental Protection Funding to Turtle Mountain

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee and a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $360,847 to the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. This grant will support the tribes' efforts to manage and continue environmental programs, as well as help strengthen water quality management priorities. "Today's funding will provide important resources to the Turtle Mountain T… Continue Reading


07.28.20

Hoeven Announces Funding for Five North Dakota Airports

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), has awarded funding to five airports in North Dakota. Today's funding comes with an additional match granted from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to support the airports and their efforts to continue critical infrastructure … Continue Reading


07.28.20

Hoeven Announces Funding for F-M Ambulance Service

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $172,293 to Fargo-Moorhead Ambulance Service Inc. This funding was made available through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) at HHS and will support rural emergency medical services (EMS) response efforts. "Rural areas present real challenges to the delivery of emergency medical services. Tod… Continue Reading


07.27.20

Hoeven Statement After EPA Finalizes Updates to Methane Rules

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator Hoeven today issued the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized updates to its methane rules for oil and gas wells. "We appreciate the EPA's efforts to remove the previous administration's costly and duplicative methane rules for oil and gas wells," said Hoeven. "EPA's final rule will help to reduce unnecessary compliance costs borne by consumers, while maintaining appropriate environmental and health protections. At the same time… Continue Reading


07.27.20

Hoeven Statement on Assistance for Farmers and Ranchers in Senate HEALS Act, COVID-19 Relief Legislation

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement regarding assistance for farmers and ranchers that he worked to secure in the Senate's HEALS Act, COVID-19 relief legislation announced today. Under the Senate proposal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) would provide $34 billion in agriculture assistance. The legislation provides $20 billion in direct funding, which combined with the $14 billion replenis… Continue Reading


07.27.20

Hoeven: HHS Awards Funding to North Dakota Department of Health & NDSU

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded funding to the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) and to North Dakota State University (NDSU). Details are as follows: North Dakota State University - $433,934 awarded from the National Cancer Institute to support cancer treatment research. North Dakota Department of Health - $390,000 awarded from the Centers for D… Continue Reading


07.27.20

Hoeven Announces $3 Million From National Science Foundation to Two North Dakota Schools

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded funding to two North Dakota schools: Turtle Mountain Community College - $2,582,453 to fund Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) studies. North Dakota State University - $333,574 to support collaborative biology research. $166,494 to research the transformation of organic chemistry. "These NSF grants support STEM education… Continue Reading


07.25.20

Hoeven: Senate Passes Bipartisan Resolution Honoring the American Cowboy

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Western Caucus, today announced that the Senate has passed a bipartisan resolution he cosponsored declaring today, July 25, as National Day of the American Cowboy. This resolution was introduced by Senator Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), and honors the legacy and contributions of America's cowboys. "The American Cowboy embodies the spirit of hard work, determination and grit," said Hoeven. "Our cowboys and ranchers helped shape the American West and … Continue Reading


07.24.20

Hoeven Announces HHS Research Funding to NDSU

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, (HHS) through the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), has awarded $330,219 to North Dakota State University (NDSU). This grant supports research into transportation and drug-release methods for medications, such as anti-cancer drugs. "Today's funding will ensure NDSU is able to perform vital research to improve the performa… Continue Reading


07.23.20

Hoeven: Senate National Defense Authorization Act Includes Strong Support for ND Defense Policy Priorities

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today outlined important North Dakota defense policy priorities in the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was approved by the U.S. Senate today, including: Supports service members and authorizes a 3 percent pay raise. Restricts the retirement of the global hawk and continues to stand up the Space Force and Arctic missions important to Grand Forks Air Force Base. Provides for continued Nuclear Modernization, including authoriza… Continue Reading


07.22.20

Hoeven Announces Research Funds to Fort Berthold Community College

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded $220,000 to Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College in the Fort Berthold Reservation. This grant will be used to support research regarding soil health in vegetable production systems and its effects on resilience and nutrition content. "Today'… Continue Reading


07.22.20

Hoeven Cosponsors Bipartisan Grassley Legislation to Increase Transparency in Cattle Pricing

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today announced that he is cosponsoring bipartisan legislation, introduced by Senator Chuck Grassley, to increase transparency and competition among meat packers. The legislation requires that a minimum of 50 percent of a meat packer's weekly volume of beef slaughter be purchased on the open or spot market. Hoeven said a U.S. Department of Agriculture … Continue Reading


07.22.20

Hoeven: HHS Awards Research Funding to UND

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), has awarded $3,379,827 to the University of North Dakota (UND). This grant will support pharmacology, physiology and biological chemistry research through the North Dakota IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE). "Today's funds will assist UND with recru… Continue Reading


07.21.20

Hoeven: Air Force Releases Arctic Strategy

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after the U.S. Air Force (USAF) released its new defense strategy for the Arctic region. The strategy outlines the Air Force's approach to the region, including efforts to project power, train and equip personnel to operate in the Arctic and invest in infrastructure that supports Arctic operations. Hoeven previewed the strategy with USAF Vice Chair General Stephen Wils… Continue Reading


07.21.20

Hoeven Announces CARES Act Funding Released to Bismarck Transit System

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has awarded $3,766,362 to the city of Bismarck. Hoeven previously announced today's award, which upon the city's successful grant application, has now been awarded. The funds were made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act under the Urbanized Area Formula Grants Prog… Continue Reading


07.21.20

Hoeven Announces Environmental Protection Funds for Reducing Diesel Emissions, Cleanup of Underground Storage Tanks

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded two grants to the North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality (NDDEQ). This funding was made available through the annual appropriations process, through which the senator continues to support North Dakota priorities. Details are as follows: $391,768 from the Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) Trust Fund Corrective Action Prog… Continue Reading


07.20.20

Hoeven Statement on Confirmation of Russell Vought As OMB Director

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Russell Vought as Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Vought was previously OMB's Deputy Director and has been serving as the agency's Acting Director since January 2019. In these roles, Hoeven has worked with Vought to advance comprehensive flood protection for the Red River Valley, among other priorities for North Dakota. This includes securing his support for the renegotiated Pr… Continue Reading


07.20.20

Hoeven: RMA Announces Improvements to Livestock Gross Margin Program

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced improvements to the Livestock Gross Margin (LGM) insurance program, starting in the 2021 crop year. Specifically, RMA is adding premium subsidies to the program, based on a deductible selected by the producer, and moving the premi… Continue Reading


07.17.20

Hoeven: Federal Reserve Announces Support for Non-Profit Organizations Under Main Street Lending Program

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after the Federal Reserve Board announced that it has approved two new loan options under the Main Street Lending Program for non-profit organizations, including educational institutions, hospitals and social service organizations. The loans provide deferred principal payments for two years and deferred interest payments for one year to help these organizations weather the challenges of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-… Continue Reading


07.17.20

Hoeven Announces Nearly $3 Million to Turtle Mountain Housing Authority From CARES Act

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $2,992,568 to the Turtle Mountain Housing Authority in Belcourt. Today's grant comes from the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Imminent Threat funding made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief an… Continue Reading

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