News Releases

09.03.15

Hoeven: DOJ Awards Nearly $700K to CVIC in Grand Forks for Prevention & Intervention for Youth Experiencing Domestic, Sexual Violence

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women has awarded a $699,988 grant to the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC) in Grand Forks. The award will build upon CVIC's existing programs to prevent and intervene with youth and young adults experiencing domestic and sexual violence. "Today's award will support vital services for young people to not only interve… Continue Reading


09.03.15

Hoeven Reviews Progress on Minot's New Airport, Downtown Construction Projects

MINOT, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven along with Minot Airport and city leaders today reviewed progress on Minot International Airport's new terminal building and other important construction projects at the airport. The senator also reviewed a multi-million dollar downtown construction project designed to replace aging and damaged infrastructure from the 2011 flood. In total, Minot will receive approximately $32 million in federal funding to fund the airport project and $23 million to finance infr… Continue Reading


09.03.15

Hoeven: NDSU Receives More than $2.6 Million for STEM Education

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $2,643,673 to North Dakota State University (NDSU). The funds will be used to support NDSU's "Gateways - ND: Advancing Learner-Focused Instruction to Catalyze Student Success" program, which works to improve student learning by incorporating an innovative model for the professional development of instructional staff and faculty at the col… Continue Reading


09.03.15

Hoeven, City, State Officials Break Ground for $29 Million Flood Protection Project for Minot's Water Treatment Plant

MINOT, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven, along with city and state officials, today broke ground on a new multi-million flood protection project for the city of Minot's new hazard mitigation water treatment plant. The project entails construction of a floodwall and modifications to infrastructure to protect the city's water supply from flooding of the Mouse/Souris River and to maintain the plants' ability to provide safe drinking water to residents during incidents of high water. "The Minot flood of … Continue Reading


09.02.15

Hoeven: National Park Service Awards Nearly $400K for New Visitor Center at Fort Ransom State Park

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the National Park Service has awarded $388,794 to the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department to construct a visitor information center at Fort Ransom State Park. The state will match the award, bringing the total project cost to $777,588. The federal funds are made available through the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which is funded primarily through off-shore oil lease revenue. … Continue Reading


09.02.15

Hoeven Announces More than $250K DOT Award to Support North Dakota Pipeline Safety

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) has award $254,090 to North Dakota in support of the state's pipeline safety program. The funds are made available through PHMSA's State Base Grants program, which reimburses a portion of states' expenses to maintain a local presence in protecting public and environmental health through pipelin… Continue Reading


09.02.15

Hoeven: Federal Railroad Administration Offers $10 Million to Improve Road Crossings that Intersect Oil, Crude Rail Lines

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today announced that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is accepting applications for $10 million in competitive funding to improve highway-rail grade crossings and track along routes that transport energy products such as ethanol and crude oil. The FRA's guidelines for grant applications encourage states to implement innovative solutions to enhance rail safety, particularly at highway-rail grade crossings. The funding comes as part of the Railroad Safety … Continue Reading


09.02.15

Hoeven Brings Army Corps Chief to Fargo to Hear Firsthand About Need for Flood Protection for Red River Valley

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today hosted Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, at a meeting with federal, state and local officials in Fargo to show him firsthand the importance of permanent flood control for the Red River Valley. Hoeven first invited Bostick to Fargo during a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Energy and Water. During the meeting, the senator pressed Bostick to support the project's development as a public-private… Continue Reading


09.02.15

Hoeven: Minot State University Receives $300,000 to Improve the Health of People Living with Disabilities

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities has awarded $300,000 to Minot State University. The funds will be used to support Minot State's Improving the Health of People with Disabilities through State Based Public Health Programs, which work to enhance existing activities to promote health, prevent chronic dis… Continue Reading


09.02.15

Hoeven Presses Army Corps Chief to Support Minot Flood Project

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today met with Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to impress on him the importance of comprehensive flood control for Minot and Ward County. The senator said it is vital that the general understand the importance of flood protection projects for the region and how they work. The senator asked Bostick to support the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Plan (MREFPP) and recommend it as a new start so that it will be… Continue Reading


09.01.15

Hoeven: DOJ Awards $400,000 to Bismarck's Abused Adult Resource Center

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women has awarded $400,000 to the Abused Adult Resource Center (AARC) in Bismarck. The funds are made available through the DOJ's Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program, which addresses elder abuse, neglect and exploitation through training and programs. The AARC will collaborate with the Burleigh Co… Continue Reading


09.01.15

Hoeven Statement on Today's EIA Report Showing Benefits to Lifting the Ban on U.S. Oil Exports

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Energy Committee, today issued the following statement in response to a report released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) regarding the implications of eliminating the U.S. ban on crude oil exports: "The Energy Information Administration has issued a new report building on its previous reports confirming the benefits to the United States, consumers and businesses that would result from lifting the decades-old crude oil… Continue Reading


09.01.15

Hoeven: UND Receives Nearly $450K from NSF to Support Chemical Research

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $442,821 to the University of North Dakota (UND). The funds will be used to support research that will allow UND scientists to provide estimates of particle size distribution, which will benefit fields that depend on a detailed knowledge of aquatic particles such as biogeochemistry, biology and optics. The project will also provide for the… Continue Reading


09.01.15

Hoeven Brings Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner to North Dakota to Meet With Lake Tschida Cabin Owners

ELGIN, N.D. - At a meeting with cabin owners and Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Estevan Lopez, Senator John Hoeven today urged the agency to work with Lake Tschida residents to find a solution to the bureau's concerns about flooding that also respects the investments and improvements made by residents to the lots they lease on the lake. Hoeven invited Lopez, who was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as commissioner in December, to the state to hear directly from the cabin owners about their conce… Continue Reading


08.31.15

Hoeven: PHMSA Awards North Dakota With Nearly $200,000 to Improve First Response to Accidents

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has awarded $191,031 to the State of North Dakota. The funds will be used to plan and improve North Dakota's response to incidents involving the transportation of hazardous materials. Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations and Energy Committees, has been working to improve rail safety and build out the nation's energy inf… Continue Reading


08.31.15

Hoeven: North Dakota Libraries Receive Nearly $200,000

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded $24,906 to Mayville State University through its Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries program. IMLS also awarded a total of $21,000 to the Spirit Lake Tribe, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians through its Native American Library Services Program, as well as an additional $150,000… Continue Reading


08.31.15

Hoeven Reviews Completed Upgrades, Work in Progress at Cavalier Air Station

CAVALIER, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today toured the Cavalier Air Force Station to mark completion of upgrades to the station's Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS), which detects missile threats and monitors satellites and other space objects orbiting the earth. Hoeven also reviewed progress on projects to harden the facility against attack and provide improved housing for the men and women stationed there. "All of the new upgrades, repairs and construction at th… Continue Reading


08.31.15

Hoeven Announces $5.6 Million in Federal Funding Annually to Increase High-Speed Internet Access for Rural North Dakotans

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven announced today that CenturyLink, Inc., a global IT services, communications and hosting company, has notified the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that it will accept $5.6 million in annual, ongoing support from the Connect America Fund to support and expand broadband for more than 8,000 rural residents living in North Dakota. "We have worked hard to promote innovation and economic growth in North Dakota, and as a result, our state has become a leader in… Continue Reading


08.31.15

Hoeven: UND Receives More Than $700,000 in Federal Funding to Help Improve Rural Healthcare

WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, announced today that the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $726,025 to the University of North Dakota (UND). The funds will be used to support UND's Rural Hospital Flexibility Program, which works to improve access and quality of rural healthcare. "It's important for us to invest in programs that help to ensure all North Dakotans … Continue Reading


08.28.15

Hoeven, Heitkamp Encourage North Dakota Students to Apply for U.S. Senate Youth Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp announced that the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) has begun its annual statewide selection process and encouraged North Dakota students to apply. The two North Dakota students will join 102 other delegates March 5 - 12, 2016 for the program's 54th annual Washington Week. "We encourage North Dakota high school students to apply for the prestigious U.S. Senate Youth Program that takes place each year in Washingto… Continue Reading

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