News Releases

09.18.18

Hoeven Announces More Than $9.7 Million For Bismarck Airport

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) has awarded more than $9.7 million to the Bismarck Municipal Airport to rehabilitate Runway 13/31. Today's funds are in addition to the more than $2.2 million awarded to the airport earlier this month. "The ongoing work to rehabilitate and re-build the runway at the Bismarck airport will ensure the safe… Continue Reading


09.18.18

Hoeven Joins Senate in Passing Funding Legislation to Combat Opioid Abuse, Support STEM Education Opportunities

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today joined the Senate in passing Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funding legislation to help combat the opioid abuse epidemic and support greater education opportunities, including in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. This follows the bill's approval in conference committee, and it awaits consideration by the House of Representatives before being sent to the president to be signed into la… Continue Reading


09.18.18

Hoeven: Senate Passes Final FY2019 Defense Appropriations Bill, Funds Military Pay Raise & Advances North Dakota Priorities

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today joined the Senate in passing the conferenced Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Defense funding legislation. As a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, Hoeven worked to ensure the final bill advanced North Dakota's priorities, including: Fully funding a 2.6 percent pay raise for military members. Modernization of the nation's nuclear forces by providing new engines and other upgrades for the B-52 as well as replacements for the nation's cruise miss… Continue Reading


09.18.18

Hoeven Receives Pioneer Award For Work To Advance Carbon Capture Technology

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Committee, today received the Pioneer Award from the Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership organized by the Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota (UND). Hoeven also outlined his continued efforts to advance carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies, such as the Allam Cycle and Project Tundra, for ex… Continue Reading


09.18.18

Hoeven: Senate Passes Opioid Crisis Response Act to Further Comprehensive Approach to Combat Abuse

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today announced that the Senate has passed the Opioid Crisis Response Act, comprehensive legislation that focuses on all aspects of the opioid abuse crisis and includes legislation the senator cosponsored to prevent the sale and shipment of illicit synthetic drugs like fentanyl. "Opioid abuse continues to have devastating impacts on individuals and communities in North Dakota and across the nation," said Hoeven. "This legislation takes a comprehensive approach … Continue Reading


09.17.18

Hoeven Announces More Than $3.3 Million In Loans, $2.6 Million In Grants For Waste Infrastructure Improvement Projects In New Town & Beach

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development has approved funding for waste management infrastructure in Beach and New Town. Details of the funding are as follows: City of New Town - nearly $2.9 million loan, $2.3 million grant - the funds will be used to improve the city's sewage lagoon to help accommodate population growth. City of Beach - $482,000 loan, $307,2… Continue Reading


09.14.18

Hoeven Announces $2.6 Million For UTTC To Create An Intertribal Research & Resource Center

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $2.6 million to United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) to establish the Intertribal Research & Resource Center (IRRC). The center will allow for dedicated research faculty at the institution for the first time, which will enhance research efforts for programs which include science, tech… Continue Reading


09.14.18

Hoeven Presses for Fair Treatment of North Dakota Agriculture Exports, and to Get NAFTA Done this Fall

WASHINGTON - During a hearing of the Senate Agriculture Committee this week, Senator John Hoeven urged Ted McKinney, Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Gregg Doud, Deputy Ambassador and Chief Agricultural Negotiator at the U.S. Trade Representative, to address unfair trade practices during the administration's continued negotiations with Canada. Specifically, Hoeven highlighted the following two issues: Canadian elevato… Continue Reading


09.13.18

Hoeven: Judiciary Committee Approves Dallas Carlson’s Nomination to be U.S. Marshall for District of North Dakota

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today announced that the Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Dallas Carlson's nomination to serve as the U.S. Marshal for the District of North Dakota. Carlson currently serves as the director of the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation (NDBCI), a position he has held since 2011. "Dallas Carlson has the right experience and background to serve as U.S. Marshal for North Dakota and we appreciate the Senate Judiciary Committee advancing his nomination… Continue Reading


09.12.18

Hoeven: Final FY19 Energy & Water Funding Bill Supports CCS Research

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Committee, today announced that he secured important support for energy research in the final Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill, which was approved by the Senate today. "North Dakota is leading the way in the research and development of carbon capture technologies with projects like the Project Tundra and the Allam Cycle," said Hoeven. "As a member of the Senate Energy … Continue Reading


09.12.18

Hoeven: Final FY19 VA Funding Bill Advances Efforts to Provide Veterans Access to Long-Term Care Closer to Home

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today outlined provisions he secured in the final Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill that will help provide veterans with more health care options closer to their home communities, including advancing Hoeven's work to provide more long-term care services. The legislation was approved by the Senate today. "Our veterans have heeded the call to serve our nation and t… Continue Reading


09.12.18

Hoeven Secures Important Provisions to Advance Comprehensive Flood Protection in Final FY19 Energy & Water Funding Bill

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Senate has passed the final Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill with important provisions he secured to advance comprehensive flood control projects in North Dakota. "As a member of the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Committee, I worked hard to ensure the FY19 Energy and Water funding bill supports important North Dakota water i… Continue Reading


09.12.18

Hoeven Secures Funding for New Helicopter Facility at Minot Air Force Base, Guard Readiness Facility in Fargo in Conferenced FY19 Funding Bills

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that he secured important provisions to bolster military missions in North Dakota in the final Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Energy and Water Development and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bills. The legislation, which was approved by the Senate today, provides $66 million in funding for a new helicopter facility at Minot Air Force Base and $32 million to build a Readiness Center… Continue Reading


09.12.18

Hoeven Announces More Than $3.2 Million For Airports In Bismarck And Dickinson

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) has awarded more than $3.2 million to improve airports in Bismarck and Dickinson. Details of the funds are as follows: Bismarck Municipal Airport - over $2.2 million- The funds will be used to reconstruct Runway 13/31 and install new lighting, signage and markings for the airport taxiway. Theodore Roo… Continue Reading


09.11.18

Hoeven Announces Over $875,000 To Support North Dakota Victims Of Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded $875,232 to the North Dakota Department of Health. The funds, awarded through DOJ's STOP Violence Against Women grant program, will be used to develop and support recovery services for victims of domestic violence as well as to equip and train law enforcement in work to combat sexual assault and other cases involving domestic violence. "Today's… Continue Reading


09.11.18

Hoeven Statement On The Anniversary Of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and the Homeland Security Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement in observance of the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks committed against the United States on September 11, 2001. "Seventeen years ago, we watched with horror as terrorists carried out coordinated attacks against our nation. The destruction of those acts of terror shocked us, and we joine… Continue Reading


09.11.18

Hoeven Hosts USDA Under Secretary Northey for Agriculture Roundtable, Receives Local Input on FSA, RMA & NRCS Programs

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today hosted William Northey, Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, for a roundtable with commodity groups and agriculture producers. Hoeven arranged today's meeting in order to provide Northey with firsthand knowledge of local producers' needs as well as input on the agencies and programs overseen by the Under Secretary, including the Farm Service Agency (FSA), the Risk Management Agency (RMA) and the Natural Resources Conse… Continue Reading


09.10.18

Hoeven: Bureau of Reclamation Finding Advances Central ND Water Supply Project, BOR Releases Final Environmental Assessment Finding No Significant Impact

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven released the following statement after the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) announced it has finalized its environmental assessment and found "no significant impact" for the Central North Dakota Water Supply Project. Based on the final environmental assessment, BOR's next step is to issue a water service contract to the Garrison Diversion District for the McClusky Canal, which will help provide water supply for Burleigh, Sheridan, Wells, Foster, Kidder, McLean and Stu… Continue Reading


09.10.18

Hoeven Outlines Benefits of Tax & Regulatory Relief for Automobile Dealers

FARGO, N.D. - At the annual meeting of the Automobile Dealers Association of North Dakota today, Senator John Hoeven outlined the benefits of the tax and regulatory relief passed by Congress for auto dealers and small businesses across the state and nation. Among other things, the senator highlighted two measures he worked to secure over the past year to support auto dealers and the customers they serve in North Dakota: Securing a Hoeven amendment in the tax relief bill to allow implement an… Continue Reading


09.10.18

Hoeven Commends Cara Mund on Serving as Miss America 2018

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven released the following statement commending Miss America 2018 Cara Mund for her leadership and the positive example she set during her time serving as Miss America. Mund worked in the Senator's Washington, DC office in 2016. "Cara did a wonderful job representing North Dakota and our nation during her reign as Miss America 2018. She was a strong advocate for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and has shown tremendous leadership over the past year. She is a prime exa… Continue Reading

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