News Releases

01.06.21

Hoeven Statement on Violence at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven issued the following statement condemning the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol: "America is the beacon of freedom and democracy in the world. That is why it is very important that we have returned to the Senate and House chambers to finish our work tonight. We are a nation of laws and we must enforce our laws. We condemn those who occupied the Capitol and the acts of violence and destruction. We are grateful for our law enforcement officials and all those who … Continue Reading


01.06.21

Hoeven Joins Scott in Introducing Legislation Establishing Election Integrity Commission

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today joined Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) in introducing legislation establishing a committee to examine the integrity of the November 2020 election and make recommendations to state legislatures to improve the security, integrity and administration of federal elections. Senator Kevin Cramer also helped introduce the bill. "After the 2020 election, too many North Dakotans and Americans have concerns about irregularities in the presidential election. This legislatio… Continue Reading


01.05.21

Hoeven: USDA Finalizes Quality Loss Adjustment Program

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) released details for for the Quality Loss Adjustment (QLA) program. As chairman of Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, Hoeven worked to expand disaster assistance programs to cover quality losses and added eligible disaster events under the… Continue Reading


01.04.21

Hoeven Statement on Electoral College

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven issued the following statement today regarding the joint session of Congress on the Electoral College: "Like the majority of North Dakotans, I support President Trump and have worked with the President to advance policies important for North Dakota and our nation. After the recent election however, many North Dakotans and Americans remain concerned about irregularities in the presidential election, particularly in regard to mail-in voting. That's why I support e… Continue Reading


01.04.21

Hoeven: VA Selected for Fisher House, Will Support Veterans' Families & Caregivers

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after the Fargo Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System was selected for priority construction by the Fisher House Foundation. Once built, the Fisher House will provide free accommodations to the families and caregivers of veterans receiving care at the Fargo VA Medical Center. Hoeven worked to advance the Fargo VA's application, stressing the critical support that families provide during periods of serious illness and urgin… Continue Reading


01.01.21

Hoeven Statement on Vote to Approve NDAA in Support of Servicemembers, North Dakota Missions

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after voting to approve the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), ensuring servicemembers will receive the pay and benefits they have earned and supporting critical missions in North Dakota. The legislation has now received the two-thirds majority needed in both chambers of Congress and will enter into law. Hoeven worked to include provisions to: Support servicemembers, including authorizing a 3 … Continue Reading


12.30.20

Hoeven: FEMA Awards Funding to ND Department of Health, ND Department of Emergency Services

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $6.4 million to the North Dakota Department of Health and $2.2 million to the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services. These grants were made available under the Stafford Act for Emergency Protective Measures and will be used to assist with expenses related to the state's coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) … Continue Reading


12.30.20

Hoeven Announces $1.7 Million to Northland Health Partners Community Health Center

BISMARCK, N.D. - 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 Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), has awarded $1.7 million to Northland Health Partners Community Health Center in Turtle Lake. This funding was made available through the Health Center Cluster grant program and will be used to support health care services in the Turtle Lake community. "This funding w… Continue Reading


12.30.20

Hoeven Announces DOD Funding to UND for Augmented Reality Tech Research & Development

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today announced that the Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded a contract for $5 million to the University of North Dakota (UND) and AM General to develop augmented reality (AR) systems for Army vehicles, which would provide soldiers with access to more and better battlefield data as a display on the windshield. As a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, Hoeven secured this funding in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations bill and has… Continue Reading


12.28.20

Hoeven Statement on the Death of Former ND Representative Lyle Hanson

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement on the passing of former North Dakota State Representative Lyle Hanson. "Representative Hanson was an active member of his community and a devoted public servant for our state. He will be remembered for his long service as a state legislator, his work as an educator, his contributions to local athletics and his broad volunteerism. Notably, I appreciate his advocacy for North Dakota's beautiful outdoors and his passion as … Continue Reading


12.24.20

Hoeven Statement on the Passing of Former Senator Lonnie Laffen

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement on the passing of former North Dakota State Senator Lonnie Laffen. "Both in his career and as a public servant, Senator Laffen was dedicated to the growth and development of North Dakota. He was a distinguished leader in his industry and has left a lasting legacy, through the many structures he has helped design, his contributions to future generations of architects and his service as a state legislator. I appreciate the … Continue Reading


12.23.20

Hoeven Outlines Efforts to Ensure Farmers' Access to Credit, Support Ag Economy Until Conditions Improve

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today addressed the Farm Credit Council Board of Directors and outlined his efforts to ensure agriculture producers have adequate access to credit and support the farm economy through unprecedented challenges in recent years, until the nation returns to stable production conditions where farmers and ranchers can sell their products at fair market rates. Accordingly, as chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agricult… Continue Reading


12.22.20

Congress Approves Legislation Enabling Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library to Purchase Forest Service Land in Billings County

WASHINGTON - Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer, Congressman Kelly Armstrong and Governor Doug Burgum issued the following statement after Congress approved legislation enabling the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation to purchase Forest Service land in Billings County to construct a library and museum honoring the life and legacy of President Teddy Roosevelt. Hoeven, Cramer and Armstrong worked with the Governor, local and state officials and the Medora Grazing Association to… Continue Reading


12.22.20

Hoeven Statement After Approval of FY2021 Agriculture Appropriations Legislation

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after Congress approved the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. As chairman, Hoeven worked to secure funding to support North Dakota's producers and economy, including: Additional $1.5 billion for the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+), to ensure program fu… Continue Reading


12.22.20

Hoeven Statement on Passage of FY2021 Funding Legislation

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after Congress passed the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 funding legislation. "We were able to secure priorities important for North Dakota, including funding for our military members and their missions, assistance for our farmers and ranchers impacted by disasters, resources for the new BIA law enforcement training center at Camp Grafton, and legislation to advance the Theodore Roosev… Continue Reading


12.22.20

Hoeven Statement on Additional Covid Relief for Families, Small Businesses, Health Care

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after Congress approved additional COVID-19 relief to support individuals and families, small businesses, including farmers and ranchers, and provide much needed resources for health care and vaccine distribution. As chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, Hoeven worked to include nearly $13 billion in total to support farmers, ranchers and the agriculture sector. The legislation provides targeted relief.… Continue Reading


12.22.20

Hoeven, Cramer Object to Extension of Wind PTC in Year-End Legislation

WASHINGTON - Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer today offered an amendment to strike a one-year extension of the wind production tax credit (PTC) from the year-end legislation. On the floor of the U.S. Senate, the senators called for consent to strip the provision from the legislation but their amendment was blocked. Click here to watch. "We brokered a bipartisan agreement to phase out the wind PTC and permanently end it in 2019," said Senator Hoeven. "We have made clear that we oppose the … Continue Reading


12.21.20

Hoeven: Year-End Funding Bill Includes Authorization for Minot Flood Protection, Allows Federal Funding for Project's 4th Phase

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after Congress released year-end legislation that includes authorization for the Minot region's flood protection project. The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which is part of the larger legislative package, will enable the project to receive federal funding through the Army Corps' work plan. This is a key step in advancing the construction o… Continue Reading


12.18.20

Hoeven Helps Introduce Resolution Supporting Free Exercise of Religion

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven this week helped introduce a resolution with Senator Rick Scott to support Americans' free exercise of religion. The resolution recognizes the inconsistent manner in which some state and local governments have enforced COVID-19 restrictions against places of worship, in comparison to other gatherings, and stresses the Senate's commitment to the rights, liberties and protections outlined in the Constitution. "The free exercise of religion is central to our nation… Continue Reading


12.18.20

Congress Passes Hoeven-Sponsored Legislation to Promote Economic Opportunities for Tribes, Native Businesses

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, issued the following statement after Congress passed the Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act of 2020, legislation he authored to improve economic opportunity, provide regulatory relief and increase access to capital for Indian Tribes and native businesses. Hoeven introduced the bill with Senator Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) in January 2019 and secured its passage by the Senate later that year. It has now pass… Continue Reading

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