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08.17.16

Hoeven Continues Work to Protect Native American Children, Improve Quality of Life in ND Communities

BISMARCK, N.D. - At a field hearing of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee today, Senator John Hoeven continued working to improve the quality of life for Native American children and families. The Senator cited the Native American Children Safety Act, legislation he authored and successfully passed through Congress, as a good step to help protect Native children and prevent abuse. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Hoeven also works to provide Native American communities with … Continue Reading


08.16.16

Hoeven: Technology is the Third Wave in North Dakota's Economic Growth

FARGO, N.D. - While kicking off the 2016 State of Technology Conference in Fargo today, Senator John Hoeven stressed the importance of technology-based companies in growing North Dakota's economy, with tech serving as the third wave following growth in the state's agriculture and energy industries. Hoeven pointed to major announcements made today by the Dakota Carrier Network (DCN) and Aldevron as markers of the state's continued success in this field. The senator said these developments showcas… Continue Reading


08.15.16

Hoeven, Veterans Groups Meet with Director of First VA National Cemetery in ND, Visit Site

HARWOOD, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today hosted John Knapp, who will serve as director for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery in North Dakota, for a discussion in Harwood with veterans groups and local officials. Hoeven brought Knapp to the state to give local groups an opportunity to learn more about the project, the first VA national cemetery in North Dakota, and the process for building it. Knapp answered their questions during a Q&A session, which was followed by … Continue Reading


08.15.16

Hoeven: HHS Awards More Than $388,000 to NDSU for Alzheimer's Research

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) National Institute on Aging has awarded $388,125 to North Dakota State University (NDSU). The funds will support research aimed at preventing and treating Alzheimer's disease. "Alzheimer's affects thousands of North Dakotans and their families, and today's grant will allow researchers at NDSU to work towards finding out how we can prev… Continue Reading


08.15.16

Hoeven Working to Combat Opioid Epidemic

FARGO, N.D. - At the North Dakota Opioid Symposium in Fargo today, Senator John Hoeven outlined bipartisan legislation he authored and is sponsoring with Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) to keep harmful and addictive synthetic drugs from being sold in the United States. The Illegal Synthetic Drug Safety Act of 2016 closes a loophole in current law that enables companies to circumvent the law and sell synthetic variations of drugs, like the powerful drug fentanyl, by labeling the products as "not for… Continue Reading


08.12.16

Hoeven: DOT Awards More Than $1.3 Million to Enhance Grand Forks International, Barnes County Airports

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded two grants totaling $1,366,514 to Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority and Barnes County Municipal Airport Authority. The funds are awarded as follows: • Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority - $1,339,510 - To fund the construction of a new taxiway at Grand Forks International &bull… Continue Reading


08.12.16

Hoeven Arranges Meeting with Energy Secretary, ND Energy Leaders

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven this week brought together North Dakota energy industry leaders and U.S Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz to encourage the Energy Department to partner with the state's industry to develop and implement commercially-viable clean coal technologies. The senator arranged the meeting to outline projects in the state to advance the coal industry, reduce CO2 emissions and provide reliable, low-cost power for consumers and businesses. "There are several projects advancin… Continue Reading


08.11.16

Hoeven Announces $435K Grant to NDSU to Support Colon Cancer Research

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the National Cancer Institute has awarded a $435,000 grant to North Dakota State University (NDSU). The funds will support research into the cause and basic nature of colon cancer, resulting in better prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of the disease. "North Dakota's research institutions do vital work to enhance the quality of our lives and develop new technologies and pra… Continue Reading


08.10.16

Hoeven Announces Agenda for the 2016 State of Technology Conference in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today announced the agenda for the 2016 State of Technology Conference. The conference will be held Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fargo. Hoeven and the Fargo Moorhead Chamber of Commerce will again join together for their 6th annual event highlighting local technological innovations in North Dakota. The theme of this year's conference is "Local innovators solving global challenges." "Diversifying our economy with a strong focus on high tec… Continue Reading


08.10.16

Hoeven: FAA Reauthorization, Senate Appropriations Bills Support Priorities for North Dakota's Airports, General Aviators

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today held a roundtable with general aviation leaders from around the state to review priorities the senator helped secure in the 2016 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization legislation passed by Congress last month and the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 funding measures, which he helped craft as an Appropriations Committee member. These include measures to help ensure air service in small and mid-sized communities and keep more healthy and qualified pilot… Continue Reading


08.10.16

Hoeven: USDA Approves Grant of $112,000 for Heart of America Medical Center Renovation

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee and Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Development has awarded a grant of $112,000 to the Heart of America Medical Center in Rugby. The funds will be used to renovate an unused area of the critical access hospital to a cancer care center. "The Heart of America Medical Center provides healthcare services to more than 13,000 people in t… Continue Reading


08.10.16

Hoeven: FEMA Awards More Than $1 Million to Turtle Mountain Community Fire Department

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on Homeland Security, today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $1,183,890 to the Turtle Mountain Community Fire Department through its Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program. Specifically, the funding will help the Turtle Mountain Community Fire Department increase its number of frontline firefighters… Continue Reading


08.10.16

Hoeven: Meadowlark Homes Provides Affordable Housing in New Rockford

NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. - At the grand opening of Meadowlark Homes in New Rockford, Senator John Hoeven today outlined his work on the Senate Appropriations Committee to support housing and community development programs that help ensure North Dakotans have access to adequate and affordable housing options. The new townhome complex was built to provide the community with market-rate and affordable workforce housing, and Hoeven commended the community's residents on their initiative and resolve in mee… Continue Reading


08.09.16

Hoeven: USDA Awards Grant, Approves Loan for Lakota City Library Addition

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee and Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Development has awarded a grant of $119,800 and approved a loan of $48,600 for an addition to the existing Lakota City Library. Specifically, the funds will be used to add space with additional square footage, build a handicap accessible entrance and incorporate updated wiring to enhance technolog… Continue Reading


08.09.16

Hoeven Works to Retain Jamestown Regional Medical Center's Critical Access Designation

JAMESTOWN, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today spoke with Health and Human Services (HHS) Deputy Secretary designee Mary Wakefield to help ensure that Jamestown Regional Medical Center (JRMC) retains its Critical Access Hospital designation from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Recently, the North Dakota Department of Health received notice from CMS's Denver Regional office that Jamestown Regional Medical Center's Critical Access status may be revoked due to its close proximit… Continue Reading


08.08.16

Hoeven Continuing Efforts to Help Farmers Maintain Operations, Empower Local Economic Growth, Ensure Veterans Have Access to Healthcare

RUGBY, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today held a series of meetings with local leaders in Rugby, Mohall and Bowbells to update them on his efforts to help North Dakota farmers and ranchers, especially in light of low commodity prices; create a strong business climate for small business; and advance the energy industry in North Dakota. Hoeven also engaged the officials, from both public agencies and private industry, on challenges the communities are currently facing and ways the senator can suppor… Continue Reading


08.06.16

Hoeven Marks Significance of the American Bison at the North Dakota Buffalo Association's 25th Anniversary Banquet

JAMESTOWN, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today emphasized the economic and cultural significance of bison at the 25th anniversary banquet of the North Dakota Buffalo Association (NDBA) in Jamestown. In April, Congress approved legislation Hoeven sponsored which designated the bison as the national mammal. "A symbol of strength and dignity, the bison reflects the pioneering spirit exemplified by Americans throughout our history," Hoeven said. "The bison has long been regarded as sacred by many Nati… Continue Reading


08.05.16

Hoeven to Burdick Job Corps Graduates: Your Hard Work, Perseverance and Dedication Exemplify the Values of Our State

MINOT, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today addressed the summer of 2016 graduating class of the Quentin N. Burdick Job Corps to commend them on their achievements and honor their commitment to their studies. Founded in 1964, the Job Corps program provides free education and training to low-income young adults, while also helping to place them in jobs after graduation. "For more than 20 years, the Quentin N. Burdick Job Corps Center has prepared young people with the skills and knowledge they need … Continue Reading


08.05.16

Hoeven Continues Efforts to Support Farmers, Create New Opportunities for North Dakota Ag Industry

MINOT, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today joined state, local and industry leaders to dedicate the new $30 million expansion of AGT Foods and Ingredients' facility in Minot. AGT's 33,000 sq. ft. expansion adds 20 additional jobs in the community and will further support the export of local pulse crops, including lentils, peas, beans and chickpeas, to countries around the globe. AGT is one of the world's leading suppliers of value-added pulses, staple foods and food ingredients with locations in ov… Continue Reading


08.05.16

Hoeven: DOT Awards $112,000 to Enhance Safety at Mott Municipal Airport

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $112,000 to Mott Municipal Airport Authority. The grant will fund the instillation of the replacement lighted wind cone and the replacement airport beacon, which provides pilots with critical airfield location information. "Our airports support economic activity and also our residents' quality of life," Hoeven said. "In order to make sure that the… Continue Reading

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