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Hoeven, Berg Host Senator John McCain at the University of North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven and Congressman Rick Berg today hosted Arizona Senator John McCain for a tour of the University of North Dakota's Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) simulator training facility, flight and maintenance operations and UAS display adjacent to the Grand Forks Airport. McCain is Ranking Member on the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee and a member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. The university and Grand Forks Air Force Base are workin… Continue Reading


Hoeven Brings Northrop Grumman Senior Executives to Grand Forks for Possible UAS Tech and Training Project

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today brought Northrop Grumman senior leadership to Grand Forks to see firsthand the opportunities Grand Forks and the region have to offer the company, which manufactures the Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle. The project could form the nucleus of a new Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) technology complex linking the private sector and the Air Force Base the senator said. Hoeven and the Base Realignment Impact Committee's (BRIC) are working to promote a pr… Continue Reading


Hoeven Names Cameron Western ND Field Representative

WILLISTON, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today named Jon Cameron to provide constituent services to residents of western North Dakota. Cameron will be based in Williston and will serve western counties, including the communities of Dickinson, Belfield, Killdeer, Watford City, Stanley, New Town, Crosby and Tioga. The new office will help the Senator assist constituents, businesses and community leaders as they address infrastructure needs and other challenges in this rapidly growing area. Oil produ… Continue Reading


Hoeven, City, State Officials Cut Ribbon on DiverCity, New Housing Development For Energy Industry Workers

GRAFTON, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven, company officials and state and city leaders today cut the ribbon on Diverse Energy Systems new employee housing development, DiverCity, located in Grafton. Diverse Energy Systems is an energy services company that builds and services systems from wellhead to pipeline for the oil and gas industry in the Bakken oil fields. Hoeven this summer introduced the Empower States Act in the U.S. Senate. The legislation will give states primacy in regulating hydraulic … Continue Reading


Hoeven Honors Deploying Guard Members, Families at Send-Off Ceremony

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today joined the community in honoring about 30 North Dakota Army National Guard soldiers who are deploying soon for a yearlong mission in Cuba. Hoeven presented the soldiers with a flag flown over the U.S. Capitol to take with them as a reminder of the community's support during their mission. He commended the soldiers, who serve in the 191st Military Police Company, and their families for their service to the country and thanked them for their sacrifices at a … Continue Reading


Delegation Honors Service Members, Families at Day of the Deployed Ceremony in Bismarck

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven and Congressman Rick Berg today honored the nation's deployed service members and their families for their courage and commitment to country at the 7th Annual State and 2nd Annual National Day of the Deployed ceremony at Bismarck State College. The ceremony was broadcast live across the U.S. as well as to North Dakota National Guard members deployed to Afghanistan. "Our men and women in uniform willingly answer the call to serve our nation. We are extremely … Continue Reading


Delegation Encourages North Dakotans To Honor Service Members, Families on Day of the Deployed

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senators John Hoeven and Kent Conrad and Congressman Rick Berg today encouraged North Dakotans to honor the nation's deployed service members and their families with Day of the Deployed activities and ceremonies on Oct. 26. The U.S. Senate recently passed a Hoeven-introduced resolution to honor the nation's deployed service members and designate Oct. 26, 2012 as the Day of the Deployed. The resolution calls on Americans to reflect on the sacrifices of the nation's deployed serv… Continue Reading


Delegation Announces American Airlines Nonstop Service Between Fargo and Dallas-Fort Worth

FARGO, N.D. - Senators John Hoeven and Kent Conrad and Congressman Rick Berg today announced that American Airlines is adding daily, nonstop regional jet service between Fargo and Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) beginning in Feb. 14, 2013. Dallas-Fort Worth is the second most traveled city for American from Fargo, behind only Chicago. The new flight will eliminate the need for travelers to connect through Chicago to Dallas-Fort Worth. To implement the new flights, the Fargo Airport Authority is using a… Continue Reading


Hoeven, Conrad, Berg, Dalrymple Announce Implementation of More Reasonable Effective Date for Purchase of Flood Insurance on Missouri River Last Year

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senators John Hoeven and Kent Conrad, Congressman Rick Berg and Governor Jack Dalrymple today announced that the new 5-year National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) reauthorization bill they worked to pass this summer is ensuring that homeowners in Bismarck, Mandan and other Missouri River communities who bought flood insurance to protect their property during last year's flooding are covered for damages. Many residents prudently purchased flood insurance policies last year to p… Continue Reading


Hoeven Tours Site of Bucyrus Fire, Speaks with Mayor, Residents

BUCYRUS, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven was in Bucyrus Sunday to tour damage from the recent wild fire that swept through the town last week. The senator spoke with Mayor Jim Schaf and residents of the southwestern North Dakota town to offer assistance and thank responders. Bucyrus lost 27 structures, including four homes in the blaze. Firefighters from more than a dozen surrounding communities, as well as local farmers and other volunteers, responded to the fires in an outpouring of support. The s… Continue Reading


Hoeven Welcomes Fall Interns to Washington, D.C., Bismarck, and Fargo Offices

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today announced that four students will intern with his Washington, D.C., Bismarck and Fargo offices this fall. The interns will work with the senator and his staff on legislative, communication and administrative projects. "We are happy to welcome this talented group of young North Dakotans as interns. They have already impressed us with their strong work ethic and passion for North Dakota," said Hoeven. "During their internship experience, these students will … Continue Reading


Hoeven Outlines New Proposed Energy Legislation, Transportation Funding Bill Passed By Congress

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today spoke at the N.D. Association of Oil and Gas Counties Annual Meeting to outline Senate legislation he is working on to promote domestic energy production, reduce energy costs and help make the nation energy independent, as well as the new transportation bill passed by Congress this summer, which is helping to build vital infrastructure across North Dakota. The Domestic Energy and Jobs Act and Empower States Act will help to create more energy with bett… Continue Reading


Hoeven Marks Completion of Devils Lake Water Supply Project

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today marked the completion of the Devils Lake water supply project, a $19 million comprehensive municipal water system the city has built in partnership with the federal and state government. Although unable to attend due to a previously-scheduled obligation, Hoeven congratulated city official on this accomplishment. The project was necessitated by the expansion of Devils Lake, which has risen by about 30 feet and quadrupled in size since 1993. The new s… Continue Reading


Hoeven, City, State Officials Celebrate Completion of Minot’s 55th St. Northeast Bypass, First Leg of Larger Project

MINOT, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven was joined by state and city officials today to celebrate the opening of Minot's new 55th Street Northeast Bypass, a seven-mile long stretch of highway that will help reduce traffic congestion and support intermodal shipping for the growing city. Hoeven worked to secure a total of $20 million in U.S. Department of Transportation funding for the $26.4 million project. That included $14.13 million in competitive Tiger II grant funding, which Hoeven worked to make… Continue Reading


Hoeven Marks National Women's Small Business Month at ND Center for Technology and Business

BISMARCK, N.D. - U.S. Senator John Hoeven today spoke at the North Dakota Center for Technology and Business (CTB) Women's Business Summit to mark National Women's Small Business Month and to honor North Dakota's women entrepreneurs for their contributions to the state's dynamic economy. According to the 2007 U.S. Census, almost 25 percent of North Dakota businesses-more than 15,000-are owned by women and contributed more than $1.86 billion to the state's economy. "In North Dakota, we've worked… Continue Reading


Hoeven, Novaspect Break Ground for New Mandan Facility

CENTER, N.D. - U.S. Senator John Hoeven, along with Novaspect Holdings Inc. chief financial officer Mike Franz and other executive team members, today broke ground for Novaspect's new facility in Mandan. Today's groundbreaking marks Novaspect's ongoing efforts to expand in North Dakota. The company has held a sales presence in North Dakota since 1992 and has decided to center its first physical facility in Mandan as an effective means to best serve all regions of the state. "This is great news … Continue Reading


Delegation, Governor Mark Groundbreaking for New City of Minnewaukan

WASHINGTON - Senators John Hoeven and Kent Conrad, Congressman Rick Berg and Governor Jack Dalrymple today marked the groundbreaking for the new city of Minnewaukan, which is being relocated to higher ground. Although unable to attend the ceremony, the delegation and governor congratulated city officials. The delegation worked to secure a $4.8 million Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation grant to relocate 18 structures and buy out an additional 96 buildings in Minnewauka… Continue Reading


Hoeven, Minnkota Power Coop Officials Showcase New Clean Coal Technology

CENTER, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven, officials of Grand Forks-based Minnkota Power Cooperative and state and local leaders today showcased a new clean-coal technology at the company's Milton R. Young Station that significantly reduces emissions and maintains the state's strong environmental track record. Senator Hoeven was joined for the event by Governor Jack Dalrymple, Minnkota CEO Mac McLennan and Clean Coal Solutions representative Dr. Michael Durham. Senator Hoeven and the state's congressi… Continue Reading


Hoeven, Parshall Community Welcome QEP Resources' Growing Investment in North Dakota

PARSHALL, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today joined Charles "Chuck" Stanley, Chairman, President and CEO of QEP Resources Inc., at a community appreciation event in Parshall to recognize the company's continued, growing investment in North Dakota. QEP has been active in the North Dakota Bakken since 2008. In September 2012, QEP acquired significant crude oil development properties in North Dakota's Williams and McKenzie counties, within close proximity to the company's existing acreage in the Wil… Continue Reading


Delegation: Interior Decision Good Step, More Work To Do

NEW TOWN, N.D. - Senators John Hoeven and Kent Conrad and Congressman Rick Berg today said the U.S. Department of Interior's decision to approve the Three Affiliated Tribes' application to put the land for their new refinery into trust is a positive step, but more needs to be done. The senators and Congressman said the Interior Department needs to continue efforts to assist the tribes' as they work to complete the project. Senators Hoeven and Conrad and Congressman Berg have been working togeth… Continue Reading

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