News Releases

05.19.20

Hoeven Announces $1.3 Million from National Science Foundation to Two North Dakota Groups

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $784,455 to the Tribal Nations Research Group to support Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP) Research Symposiums. The NSF has also awarded $540,649 to North Dakota State University (NDSU) to support the Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program. "Today's grants provide important funding to support research expertise in North … Continue Reading


05.19.20

Hoeven: CARES Act Funding Released for Additional North Dakota Airports

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has released funding to seven airports in North Dakota. These grants were previously announced by Hoeven on April 14 and were made available under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Hillsboro Municipal Airport - $30,000 Robert Odegaard Field Airport - $30,000 Watford City Munici… Continue Reading


05.19.20

Hoeven: USDA Releases Final Details for Direct Assistance to Farmers and Ranchers, Sign-Up to Start May 26

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the final details for implementing the $16 billion in direct assistance under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Hoeven spoke with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue this morning to discuss the program's specifics. Sign-up for the CFAP's direct assistance program is expected to begin May 26, and… Continue Reading


05.16.20

Hoeven Statement in Honor of Armed Forces Day

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today released the following statement in observance of Armed Forces Day to thank all men and women currently serving in the United States' armed forces, both at home and abroad. "Members of the U.S. military have willingly answered the call to serve their country and we can never thank them enough," said Hoeven. "While we set aside this day to express our gratitude, we know the freedom and liberties we enjoy would not be possible if it weren't for their co… Continue Reading


05.15.20

Hoeven Advancing Federal Support for Repairs and Flood Prevention for Inundated Roads in Stutsman County

JAMESTOWN, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven, along with Senator Kevin Cramer and North Dakota legislators Senator Terry Wanzek and Representative Craig Headland, today discussed the damage to roadways inundated with floodwater in Stutsman County and advanced options with the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES), local officials and representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for repairing the damage and preventing future flooding. As a member of the Senate Appr… Continue Reading


05.15.20

Hoeven Cosponsors PRIME Act to Support Local Ranchers

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today cosponsored the Processing Revival and Intrastate Meat Exemption (PRIME) Act, legislation expanding ranchers' ability to provide more locally-produced meat to consumers. The bipartisan, bicameral PRIME Act was introduced by Senators Angus King, Rand Paul and Lamar Alexander, and is also being cosponsored by Senators Marsha Blackburn and Kevin Crame… Continue Reading


05.15.20

Hoeven Announces Funding for UND Center for Rural Health

BISMARCK, N.D. - 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 $2,500,000 to the University of North Dakota (UND). This funding will be used for the UND Center for Rural Health's Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub), formerly known as the Rural Assistance Center (RAC), and their efforts to provide rural health services and information to residents in rural North Dakota. "Today's f… Continue Reading


05.15.20

Hoeven Announces $18 Million for NDDOT from CARES Act

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, today announced that the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) will receive $18 million from the Federal Transit Administration. The funds were made available under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act and will be used for operations and preventative maintenance regarding the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to benefit rural … Continue Reading


05.15.20

Hoeven Statement in Commemoration of Peace Officers Memorial Day

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today released the following statement on Peace Officers Memorial Day and during National Police Week to commemorate the sacrifices made by fallen heroes and honor the men and women of the law enforcement community. Hoeven this week cosponsored a bipartisan resolution which passed the Senate to honor law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in 2019 and designate May 10-16 as National Police Week. "Law enforcement officers are dedicated to their co… Continue Reading


05.15.20

Hoeven Announces Funding for Clean Water Project

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $7,780,000 to the North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality. This grant is provided under the Clean Water State Revolving Fund, which Hoeven continues to prioritize in the annual appropriations process and will be used to support infrastructure projects in the state regarding wastewater treatment and pollution control. "As we… Continue Reading


05.14.20

Hoeven: FMCSA Final Hours of Service Rule A Good Step, More Flexibility Needed for Agriculture Haulers

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released the final Hours of Service (HOS) rule for all types of commercial drivers. Hoeven has been working with FMCSA to provide regulatory relief under the rule, including for agriculture haulers, and led a bipartisan group in urging the agency to ensure the rule works … Continue Reading


05.14.20

Hoeven Statement on FISA Reforms

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven released the following statement after the U.S. Senate approved legislation to reform and reauthorize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). "This bipartisan legislation makes important changes that will increase transparency in the FISA process, ensure greater accountability and help prevent government overreach," said Hoeven. "At the same time, given the security challenges facing our nation, it provides important national security tools to prevent … Continue Reading


05.14.20

Hoeven, Smith: Rural Electric Cooperatives Eligible for Paycheck Protection Program Under New Treasury Guidance

WASHINGTON - Senators John Hoeven (R-ND) and Tina Smith (D-MN) released the following statement regarding the U.S. Treasury Department's guidance clarifying that rural electric cooperatives with less than 500 employees are eligible for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Earlier this month, Hoeven and Smith led a bipartisan group of Senators in urging the U.S. Department of the Treasury and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to support rural electric cooperatives and ensure their access… Continue Reading


05.13.20

Hoeven: Administration to Make Purchase of Crude Oil for Strategic Petroleum Reserve

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the Energy Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a proposal to purchase up to one million barrels of U.S. oil for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). To fully utilize the SPR, the DOE will need additional funding from Congress, underscoring the importance of passing the bipartisan, bicameral legislation that Hoeven is … Continue Reading


05.13.20

Hoeven Joins Governor Burgum at White House to Discuss Efforts to Combat COVID-19, Safely Re-Open Economy

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after joining Governor Doug Burgum at the White House for a discussion with President Trump on further efforts at both the federal and state levels to combat the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and safely re-open the economy. Hoeven further emphasized the importance of supporting agriculture and energy producers, stressing that they continue to provide essential goods and services to the nation during this public … Continue Reading


05.13.20

Hoeven Statement on Saudi Arabia Announcing BPD Cut to Oil Production

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the Energy Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after Saudi Arabian officials announced that the nation would cut oil production by one million barrels per day (bpd) in June. This comes in addition to the agreement with OPEC+ announced last month to cut oil production by nearly 10 million bpd. Hoeven worked to secure the initial agreement, pressing for the production cu… Continue Reading


05.13.20

Hoeven Highlights on Senate Floor Critical Efforts of Agriculture Producers During COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, joined a colloquy on the Senate floor today thanking essential workers across the country for their efforts during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Hoeven outlined the dedication of farmers and ranchers and their work to provide the food, fuel and fiber for our nation. "Americans truly benefit every single day from the highest quality, … Continue Reading


05.12.20

Hoeven Continues Working to Support Cattle Ranchers

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today continued working to ensure fair treatment for the nation's cattle ranchers. Hoeven joined Senator Deb Fischer in pressing Attorney General William Barr and the Department of Justice to investigate suspected price manipulation and anticompetitive behavior in the cattle industry. The letter also supports a request from North Dakota Attorney General … Continue Reading


05.12.20

Hoeven Announces More Than $3.7 Million in Head Start Funding for Minot Public Schools

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $3,785,050 to the Minot Public School District. Today's funding, from the Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Office of Head Start, supports Head Start services to promote school readiness for children under five years old. "Head Start provides important school readiness services to our communities," said Hoeven. "Today… Continue Reading


05.12.20

Hoeven Congratulates North Dakota Principal on Receiving Inaugural Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today congratulated Principal Kara Four Bear of New Town Middle School for being named as one of two national recipients of the inaugural Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award. Principal Four Bear played a major role adopting North Dakota cybersecurity education initiates at New Town Middle School where she continues to expand opportunities for teachers and students to explore cybersecurity, digital literacy and safety skills in the classroom and beyond. The… Continue Reading

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