News Releases

10.06.20

Hoeven Announces Funding to UND to Extract Critical Minerals from Coal

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy has awarded $150,000 and an option for up to $2 million for a feasibility study to the University of North Dakota (UND). This grant will be used to generate conceptual designs to extract critical minerals and rare earth elements from coal, as well as coal by-product sources, to support the nation's energ… Continue Reading


10.05.20

Hoeven Encourages North Dakotans to Give Input on FEMA's Draft Policy for Inundated Road Assistance

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement encouraging North Dakotans to submit input to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on its draft policy regarding assistance for inundated and submerged roadways under the Public Assistance (PA) grant program. This aligns with Hoeven's efforts with FEMA to revise previous guidance under the PA program that has hindered the state's efforts to repair inundated roadways. FEMA's existing policy requires burdensome and… Continue Reading


10.02.20

ND Congressional Delegation: President Approves North Dakota Disaster Declaration Request for Severe Summer Weather

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer and Congressman Kelly Armstrong today issued the following statement after President Donald Trump approved Governor Doug Burgum's request for a major presidential disaster declaration for the severe summer weather occurring June 29 to July 1, 2020: "We appreciate the President for approving Governor Burgum's request for a disaster declaration. Our state was heavily impacted by a severe summer storm that caused flash flooding in several coun… Continue Reading


10.02.20

Hoeven: EPA Finalizes Rule to Remove Barriers to Reducing Emissions and Encourage Investment in New Technology

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule that better enables businesses to invest in new technologies to reduce emissions. The rule repeals the previous Once In, Always In (OIAI) policy under the Clean Air Act, which permanently classified facilities as "major sources" of hazardous air pollutants and imposed significant regulatory burdens even if the business lowered its emissions. Under the final r… Continue Reading


10.02.20

Hoeven Reviews CFAP 2 With North Dakota Producers & FSA Administrator

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today held a virtual roundtable with North Dakota producers, commodity groups and Farm Service Agency (FSA) officials, including FSA Administrator Richard Fordyce, to review the details of the recently-announced Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) 2 relief for farmers and ranchers. The program utilizes the $14 billion in Commodity Credit Corporati… Continue Reading


10.02.20

To Combat Growing Threat of Cyber Attacks, Hoeven and Rosen Introduce Bipartisan Electric Grid Security Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) and U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced their introduction of S.4795, the Cyber Sense Act. This bipartisan legislation would create a voluntary Cyber Sense program at the Department of Energy to test the cybersecurity of products and technologies intended for use in the bulk-power system. Identical companion legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives earlier this year by Reps. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) and Bob Latta (OH-05) … Continue Reading


10.01.20

North Dakota Senators Introduce Legislation to Reform USDA's NRCS

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators and John Hoeven (R-ND) and Kevin Cramer (R-ND) joined Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) in introducing legislation to reform the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), which is in charge of making wetland determinations. "Ensuring that NRCS policies are farmer-friendly has been a priority throughout my time in the Senate, from the 2013 farm bill debate to today, and helping introduce Senator Rounds' wetland determination reform… Continue Reading


10.01.20

Hoeven Statement After Meeting With Judge Amy Coney Barrett

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven released the following statement after meeting today with U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who has been nominated to serve as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. "I appreciate the opportunity to meet with Judge Barrett to discuss her experience as well as her judicial philosophy. She has an outstanding record of accomplishment both on the bench and as a law professor at Notre Dame Law School. Throughout her career, Judge B… Continue Reading


09.30.20

Hoeven Statement After Congress Approves CR with Funding for Famers and Ranchers

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today released the following statement after Congress approved a continuing resolution to fund the government that includes funding for the nation's farmers and ranchers. As chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, Hoeven worked to ensure the legislation provides a full reimbursement of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) to suppor… Continue Reading


09.30.20

Hoeven Announces Funding for United Tribes Technical College, Turtle Mountain Community College

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded the following grants under the Demonstration Grants for Indian Children program: United Tribes Technical College - $624,947 to support efforts to increase high school graduation. Turtle Mountain Community College - $150,263 to expand educational services and activities for parents and stud… Continue Reading


09.29.20

Hoeven: HHS Awards Funding to Three Entities in North Dakota

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded funding to three North Dakota entities: NATIVE Community Development, Inc. - $297,000 from the Social and Economic Development program to support cultural services in the Bismarck community. Sitting Bull College - $270,908 from the Native Languages Esther Martinez Ini… Continue Reading


09.29.20

Hoeven Advances $46 Million to North Dakota Department of Transportation to Repair Damaged Roadways

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban DevelopmentAppropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded $46,191,478 to the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDoT). This funding, detailed below, was authorized under the Emergency Relief (ER) program to reconstruct and repair federal-aid highways and roads on federal lands that have been damaged due to flooding in Fall 2019 and Spring 202… Continue Reading


09.28.20

Hoeven Announces Department of Education Grant to Turtle Mountain Community College

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded $261,888 to Turtle Mountain Community College in Belcourt. This grant was made available through the Student Support Services (SSS) Program and will be used to assist students as they complete college requirements as well as provide grant aid to students receiving Federal Pell Grant scholarships… Continue Reading


09.28.20

Hoeven Announces HHS Grant to North Dakota Department of Health

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Office of Minority Health (OMH), has awarded $300,000 to the North Dakota Department of Health. Today's grant will be used to improve health outcomes for minority populations in the state and support the development and implementation of programs to further sustain improved health outcomes. "It's important that health care p… Continue Reading


09.26.20

Hoeven Statement on President's Supreme Court Nominee

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven released the following statement today after the President nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. "We congratulate Judge Barrett on her nomination to the Supreme Court. Judge Barrett has an outstanding record of accomplishment as well as a strong record of upholding the law, rather than legislating from the bench. Also, she received bipartisan support in the U.S. Senate when she was confirme… Continue Reading


09.25.20

Hoeven Announces Funding for Minot State University, Pathfinder Services

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded the following funding: Minot State University - $302,008 through the Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) program to create and expand inclusive, high-quality transition and postsecondary programs and opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities. Pathfinder Services of North Dako… Continue Reading


09.25.20

Hoeven Marks Grand Opening of VA Community Resource and Referral Center in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today marked the grand opening of the Fargo VA's Community Resource and Referral Center (CRRC), which he attended virtually. The new, nearly 10,000 square foot facility will provide homeless veterans and those at risk of homelessness with a wide array of services to promote permanent housing, health and mental health care, career development and access to VA and non-VA benefits. The facility is located in close proximity to many existing resources for those faci… Continue Reading


09.25.20

Hoeven Congratulates Minot Air Force Base's 91st Missile Wing and 5th Bomb Wing for Receiving Omaha Trophy Awards

MINOT, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today congratulated Minot Air Force Base (MAFB) after the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) announced the 2019 Omaha Trophy award winners. MAFB's 5th Bomb Wing received the Strategic Bomber Omaha Trophy, recognizing their efforts as the best strategic bombing wing in USSTRATCOM units. The 91st Missile Wing, also stationed at MAFB, received the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Omaha Trophy, recognizing their efforts as the premier ICBM wing supporting … Continue Reading


09.25.20

Hoeven: EPA Awards Funding in North Dakota

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded funding to three entities in North Dakota: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe - $230,000 to provide flexibility in addressing environmental priorities as well as developing, updating and providing environmental outreach and education programs. Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians - $130,… Continue Reading


09.25.20

Hoeven Announces HHS Grant to Tribal Nations Research Group

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Administration for Native Americans, an office of HHS' Administration for Children and Families, has awarded $137,579 to the Tribal Nations Research Group in Belcourt. This funding will be used for upgrades to the data center, ensuring that information relevant to the Turt… Continue Reading

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