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08.28.18

Hoeven Announces Nearly $3.5 Million for UND’s EERC to Test Geological Storage of CO2

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $3.5 million to the Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota (UND). The funds will allow EERC to establish a field laboratory in the South Central Cut Bank oil field in Montana to test the geological storage of carbon dioxide (C… Continue Reading


08.27.18

Hoeven: Lance Yohe Nominated for International Joint Commission

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after the administration announced the nomination of Lance Yohe, Executive Director of the Red River Basin Commission, to serve on the International Joint Commission (IJC) - U.S. Section. The commission is responsible for preventing and resolving disputes over cross-border water rights between the U.S. and Canada. Hoeven wrote to the White House las… Continue Reading


08.27.18

Hoeven Statement on Minnesota DNR & Army Corps Draft Environmental Reviews for Updated Comprehensive Flood-Protection Plan in Red River Valley

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement after the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued draft environmental reviews for the comprehensive flood-protection plan for the Red River Valley, taking into account the new alignment for the southern embankment and the higher water flows through the Fargo-Moorhead metro area. Both the DNR and … Continue Reading


08.27.18

Hoeven: USDA Provides First Half of Trade Assistance

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee and the farm bill conference committee, released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) rolled out the first half of its trade assistance to aid producers while the Administration works to negotiate better trade deals for the nation. This follows an announcement from the administration that the U.S. and Mexico have reached… Continue Reading


08.27.18

Hoeven Statement on Progress of NAFTA Renegotiations with Mexico

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee and the farm bill conference committee, today released the following statement after the administration announced that it has reached a preliminary agreement with Mexico on central aspects of a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiation. "What we've said all along is that we need better trade deals that ensure our farmers, ranchers, manufa… Continue Reading


08.27.18

Hoeven Announces $4.3 Million Cancer Research Grant for 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) has awarded $4.3 million to the University of North Dakota (UND). The funds will be used to conduct cancer research. "UND's medical research capabilities help improve existing medical treatments and find new cures," Hoeven said. "Today's funding will help researchers at the university take previous findings and apply them to cancer treatm… Continue Reading


08.25.18

Hoeven Statement on the Passing of Senator McCain

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after the passing of Senator John McCain: "Mikey and I extend our heartfelt condolences to Cindy and the entire McCain family, and they remain in our prayers. John was a colleague, and he was also my friend. Few have demonstrated his level of commitment to this country, through his bravery in the armed forces and his long tenure in Congress. We join with his loved ones and the nation in mourning his passing and hono… Continue Reading


08.24.18

Hoeven Announces More Than $2.9 Million For Airport Improvements

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 over $2.9 million to airports in North Dakota. Details are as follows: Hector International Airport in Fargo - $2.3 million - The funds will be used to rehabilitate the airport's access road and to reimburse the airport for projects that expanded the cargo apron and extended the hangar tax… Continue Reading


08.24.18

Hoeven Announces More Than $10.6 Million To Secure Border, Help North Dakota Prepare For Emergencies

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Homeland Security Appropriations Committees, today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded over $9.3 million to the State of North Dakota, North Dakota counties and the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate tribe. Hoeven previously announced nearly $7.2 million of this funding in May. Today's announcement includes the total amount of funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. FY2018 DHS Funding Allocated … Continue Reading


08.24.18

Hoeven Helps Pass Funding Bill Supporting Treatment, Prevention and Research to Address Opioid Abuse, Prioritizes Rural Communities

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, this week joined the Senate in passing Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funding legislation to help combat the opioid abuse epidemic. Through his role on the committee, Hoeven advocated strong support for the opioid abuse prevention, treatment and recovery programs at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Further, the legislation directs the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to p… Continue Reading


08.23.18

Hoeven: North dakotan Awarded Nearly $1.5 Million to Help Prevent Diabetes, Heart Disease & Stroke

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded the North Dakota Department of Health nearly $1.5 million for diabetes, heart disease and stroke prevention programs. The funds support the evaluation and implementation of strategies to prevent and manage these diseases, especially among populations that are disproportionally affected. "Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause… Continue Reading


08.23.18

Hoeven: Senate Passes Strong FY19 Defense Appropriations Bill that Invests in North Dakota Missions, Accelerates Nuclear Modernization

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, today announced that the full Senate has passed the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 defense appropriations bill, which includes important priorities he secured to bolster North Dakota's military missions. Hoeven priorities in the legislation include: 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 … Continue Reading


08.23.18

Hoeven: NOAA to Include Western North Dakota in NEXRAD Study & Commits to Adjust Radar in Minot to Improve Coverage

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will include western North Dakota in its study of gaps in the agency's Doppler radar (NEXRAD) coverage. Further, at a meeting Hoeven held with first responders and local leaders in Watford City earlier this month, NOAA Director of Congressional Affairs John Sokich committed to adjust the radar system in Minot to expand low-level coverage in western North Dakota, which would improve se… Continue Reading


08.22.18

Hoeven Statement Following First Meeting of ND Working Group Developing Bid for ND to Host ERS & NIFA Locations

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of both the Senate Agriculture Committee and the Farm Bill conference committee, today released the following statement after his office organized a working group to develop a proposal for North Dakota to host new locations for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). The consortium is being led b… Continue Reading


08.21.18

Hoeven Forms ND Working Group to Develop Bid to Host New ERS & NIFA Locations

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of both the Senate Agriculture Committee and the Farm Bill conference committee, today announced that he has formed a working group to develop a proposal for North Dakota to host new locations for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). The group will meet Wednesday at 10 am CT in Senator Hoeven'… Continue Reading


08.21.18

Hoeven: Administration Releases Plan to Replace One-Size-Fits-All Regulations on Coal Power Plants

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and Energy Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after the administration released a proposal to replace the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) costly rules for coal-generating power plants. Last year, Hoeven joined the president in implementing an executive order to roll back the regulations, which unfairly targeted North Dakota and required a 45 percent reduction in the… Continue Reading


08.21.18

Hoeven: FMCSA Issues Proposed Flexibility Under HOS Rules for All Types of Commercial Drivers

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD), today issued the following statement after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released a proposal to provide flexibility under its Hours of Service (HOS) regulations for all types of commercial drivers. This follows a bipartisan letter Hoeven sent to the FMCSA, urging the agency to provide regulatory relief and ensure the HOS rules promot… Continue Reading


08.20.18

Hoeven Announces More Than $3.1 Million To Support Research At NDSU

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded two grants totaling over $3.1 million to support research at North Dakota State University (NDSU). Details of the awards are as follows: Bee Research - $2,854,451 - The funds will be used to research how bees survive harsh winters to improve management and population prediction. The research will be conducted by a collaborative team of scien… Continue Reading


08.20.18

Hoeven Hosts USAF Secretary Heather Wilson at Grand Sky for First UAS Beyond-Visual-Line-Of-Sight Flight

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today hosted U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson at Grand Sky, North Dakota's premiere unmanned aerial systems (UAS) research and development park, for the first flight of an unmanned aircraft that goes both beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) of the operator and without a chase plane. The flight is being conducted by General Atomics and comes on the heels of an announcement made by Hoeven and General Atomics CEO Linden Blue last week that the comp… Continue Reading


08.16.18

Hoeven Statement on Nomination of Drew Wrigley to Be U.S. Attorney for North Dakota

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today released the following statement after the president nominated former Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley to again serve as the U.S. Attorney for North Dakota. "Drew is well-qualified to serve as U.S. Attorney for North Dakota, having already served in this position for nearly a decade," said Hoeven. "He has a strong record of investigating and prosecuting federal crimes in North Dakota and has helped provide justice for victims and their families during his prior s… Continue Reading

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