News Releases


Hoeven Announces $15.9 Million to Grand Forks International Airport for Taxiway Reconstruction

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $15.9 million to the Grand Forks International Airport. This funding was made available under the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funded by the annual appropriations process and will be used to support the required sewer and earthwork necessary for the extension and reconstruction of Taxiway B… Continue Reading


Hoeven Joins Colleagues Calling for Special Counsel Authority for Hunter Biden Prosecutor

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, along with Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), this week pressed Attorney General Merrick Garland to extend special counsel protections to U.S. Attorney David Weiss as he conducts an investigation into Hunter Biden. In addition to Hoeven and Cornyn, the letter was signed by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA), John Thune (R-SD), John Barrasso (R-WY), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Rick Scott (R-FL), Ron Johnson (R-WI), Lindsey Graham (R… Continue Reading


Hoeven Welcomes 1-188th ADA Battalion Back to North Dakota Following Third Deployment to Washington, D.C.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - At a welcome home ceremony today, Senator John Hoeven thanked the members of the North Dakota Army National Guard's (NDARNG) 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment (ADA) for their service defending the airspace of the National Capital Region (NCR) during their recent deployment under Operation Noble Eagle. Hoeven honored the sacrifices made by the soldiers and their families, who come from communities across the state, highlighting that this was the battalion's t… Continue Reading


Hoeven Resolution Honors 75th Anniversary of U.S. Air Force

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, along with his fellow U.S. Senate Air Force Caucus Co-chairs Senators John Boozman (R-Ark.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), this week introduced a Senate resolution commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Air Force as an independent military branch. In addition to the resolution, Hoeven delivered remarks at the Air Force celebration held in the U.S. Capitol earlier this week with Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall, Air Force Chief of Staff Cha… Continue Reading


Hoeven: America Benefits from Strong Farm Policy, Hard Work of Ag Producers Every Single Day

FARGO, N.D. - At a farm bill roundtable today, Senator John Hoeven outlined the importance of maintaining strong farm policy, which supports the hard work of the nation's farmers and ranchers as they provide the food, fuel and fiber that America needs. Hoeven, who serves as a senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, held the meeting today with Senate Agriculture Committee Ranking Member John Boozman (R-Ark.) to allow North Dakota producers, commodity groups and other agri-businesses to… Continue Reading


Hoeven Presses Administration to End Head Start Covid Mandates

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven this week sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra pressing the administration to rescind its one-size-fits-all mask and COVID-19 vaccine mandates on Head Start programs. Despite a court injunction, HHS still has in place an interim final rule (IFR) requiring Head Start staff and volunteers to be vaccinated and all staff, volunteers and children age two and older to wear masks, including when they are outside. "Whi… Continue Reading


Hoeven Congratulates Schools in Larimore, Linton and Bismarck Named 2022 National Blue Ribbon Awards

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today congratulated Larimore Elementary School, Linton Public School and Bismarck's Roosevelt Elementary School on being designated by the U.S. Department of Education as 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools. Since 1982, the Blue Ribbon School award has honored public and private schools across the country that display overall academic excellence or progress in closing achievement gaps. "Being named a Blue Ribbon School requires the hard work and dedication of stu… Continue Reading


Hoeven Helps Introduce Bill to Remove Burdensome Regulations on Trucking Industry

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today joined Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) in introducing the Trucking Regulations Unduly Constricting Known Service-providers (TRUCKS) Act. At a time when the American Trucking Association estimates a nationwide trucker shortage of 80,000 drivers, this legislation would remove burdensome government regulations, which are impacting the agricultural industry, school districts and trucking companies in rural America. "At a time when we already have a shortage of dr… Continue Reading


Hoeven & Cramer Statement on Nomination of Mac Schneider as U.S. Attorney for North Dakota

WASHINGTON - Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer today issued the following statements after the president nominated McLain "Mac" Schneider to serve as the U.S. Attorney for North Dakota. "The U.S. Attorney plays a central role in ensuring our nation's laws are enforced, holding offenders accountable and supporting our law enforcement officers, and we offer our congratulations to Mac on being nominated to this important post in North Dakota," said Senator Hoeven. "Congratulations to Mac on… Continue Reading


Hoeven Outlines Impact of Persistent Inflation on American Consumers, Farmers, Ranchers & Energy Industry

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today, on the floor of the U.S. Senate, outlined the harmful impact of President Biden's tax-and-spend policies, which have led to record-high inflation and skyrocketing food and energy prices. The senator pushed back on the administration's decision to double-down on failed policies and its refusal to allow needed energy development on federal lands, which is worsening the issues facing American consumers, farmers, ranchers and many others. "Inflation has now e… Continue Reading


Hoeven: Taiwan to Purchase $3.2 Billion of U.S. Agriculture Products, Including Soybeans, Corn and Wheat

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today joined agriculture representatives from the United States and Taiwan at the signing of letters of intent for Taiwan to purchase $3.2 billion in U.S. agriculture products throughout 2023 and 2024. Under the letters of intent, Taiwan will purchase U.S. soybeans, corn and wheat, including products from North Dakota. "Taiwan has been an … Continue Reading


Hoeven Joins Effort Pressing for Vote on NDAA

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today joined Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) in pressing Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to hold a vote on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with an open amendment process before the end of September. The U.S. House of Representatives approved its version of the legislation in July, while the Senate Armed Services Committee reported its version of the bill out of committee in June. Among other priorities, the legi… Continue Reading


Hoeven Honors North Dakota Honor Flight in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today met with veterans from North Dakota during their trip to Washington, D.C. The Veterans Honor Flight of ND/MN includes 108 veterans from the Vietnam War and the Korean War, as well as 40 volunteers. Hoeven greeted the veterans at the Lincoln Memorial where he thanked them for their service and sacrifice on behalf of our nation. "It is fitting and proper that these American heroes have the opportunity to visit the monuments and memorials in our nation's cap… Continue Reading


Hoeven Helps Introduce Comprehensive Regulatory and Permitting Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, this week joined Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, in introducing the Simplify Timelines and Assure Regulatory Transparency (START) Act, comprehensive federal regulatory permitting and project review reform legislation. "Making serious revisions to the convoluted federal permitting process would drastically improve America… Continue Reading


Hoeven Marks Third Deployment of NDNG's 1st Battalion 112th Aviation Regiment, Honors Guard Members' Service

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today commended the service of the North Dakota National Guard's (NDNG) 1st Battalion, 112th Aviation Regiment at a send-off ceremony in Bismarck. The regiment is deploying under the direction of U.S. Northern Command and Join Task Force North to provide aviation support along the nation's borders. This will be the battalion's third deployment, following missions in Bosnia from 2005 to 2006 and Kosovo from 2011 to 2012. "At home and abroad, our Guard members… Continue Reading


Hoeven Statement on the Anniversary of September 11 Terrorist Attacks

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement in observance of the 21st anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks committed against the United States. Today, Senator Hoeven will speak at the Team Red, White and Blue remembrance event held at the Global War on Terror Memorial near the North Dakota National Guard headquarters. "As more than two decades have now passed since the terrori… Continue Reading


Hoeven Leads Colleagues in Pressing USDA to Reject Requests to Undermine Domestic Sugar Policy

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today led his Senate colleagues in pressing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to maintain U.S. sugar policy and ensure the sugar supply chain remains resilient. In a letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, the senators: Requested that Secretary Vilsack reject proposals that would weaken U.S. sugar policy and harm sugar growers. Not… Continue Reading


Hoeven Secures Funding & Approval for Modern Restroom at Fargo National Cemetery; City of Fargo to Evaluate Partnering on Development of Additional Facilities

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today announced that he has: Secured funding and approval at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to build at the Fargo National Cemetery (FNC) a fully-developed restroom, which includes running water, a flushable toilet, heat and electricity. This comes as the result of Hoeven's efforts with the VA and local veterans groups to find mutually-agreeable solutions to enhance the cemetery. The senator repeatedly advanced this priority with VA Under Se… Continue Reading


Hoeven: Biden Administration, Environmental Groups Blocking Drilling Permits on Leased Federal Lands

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, today issued the following statement after the Biden administration reached a settlement with environmental groups agreeing to block drilling permits across 113 leases issued between 2019 and 2020 for 58,617 acres of federal land in North Dakota, Montana and South Dakota. "Instead of defending previously held lease sales, this settlement demonstrates the Biden administration's continued refusal to a… Continue Reading


Hoeven, Colleagues Push Back on U.S. Marshals Service's Proposal to Release Criminal Illegal Immigrants Into U.S.

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven this week joined Senator Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) in urging the Director of the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Ronald Davis to reconsider the Marshals' proposed policy change that would permit the release of criminal illegal immigrants back into U.S. communities before U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is able to apprehend them. "We are deeply concerned to learn that the U.S. Marshals Service is even considering adopting a policy where it fails to coopera… Continue Reading

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