KEVIN CRAMER

North Dakota Company Awarded Contract to Build Border Wall

Fisher will receive nearly $270 million of a $400 million contract.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A North Dakota company has been awarded a contract to help build a border wall in Yuma, Arizona. U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer said Monday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a border wall contract to Fisher Sand and Gravel of Dickinson. Fisher will receive nearly $270 million of a $400 million contract. Cramer says…

Senators Smith & Cramer Announce Bill to Study The Affordability of Insulin

Smith and Cramer also introduced the Emergency Access to Insulin Act

WASHINGTON – Senators Tina Smith and Kevin Cramer announce a bill that would conduct a study examining insulin affordability. The Insulin Affordability Data Collection Act would investigate the impact of the cost of insulin on the rates of diabetic ketoacidosis, dialysis treatment and Medicare and Medicaid spending. Minnesotan Alec Smith is in Senator Smith’s thoughts during her push for the…

Sen. Hoeven and Cramer Respond to Impeachment Inquiry

FARGO, N.D. — Focusing on getting other work done for the American people. That’s what North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer say Congress should be addressing instead of trying to impeach President Trump. Cramer says Democrats have “come up short every time” in trying to find reasons to impeach Trump. Both senators agree that the focus should be…

Smith & Cramer Fight For Bill to Lower Insulin Prices

WASHINGTON – Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith and North Dakota Sen. Kevin Cramer push the Senate Finance Committee to hold a hearing on their bill to make insulin affordable. The senators say seven-and-a-half million Americans rely on insulin and the price has nearly doubled between 2012 and 2016. Smith and Cramer’s Emergency Access to Insulin Act would allow states to set…

Calling for Action on Two-Year-Anniversary of Savanna Greywind’s Disappearance, Murder

Savanna's Act was blocked in the House in December

FARGO, N.D. — The memory of 22-year-old Savanna Greywind still lives on, as well as the pain that comes along with her tragic story. “My heart hurts a lot when I think of her and her family and that baby and the longing her spirit probably has for her daughter. And I never want to see that again for any…

“A lot of anxiety” in ND over trade worries with China Sen. Cramer Says

NEW YORK – The Dow Jones falls more than 600 points Tuesday as investors are preparing for the possibility of trade tensions between the U.S. and China. President Trump has threatened to increase taxes from 10% to 25% on $200 billion of Chinese goods. Despite the tariff threat, the Chinese government says one of its top officials will visit Washington…

President Trump Working With ND Construction Company For Border Wall

WASHINGTON – President Trump says he’s working with North Dakota construction company Fisher Industries to build his wall at the Mexico border. “Recommended strongly by a great, new Senator, as you know, Kevin Cramer. But they’ve been bidding, and so far they haven’t been meeting the bids, I thought they would,” President Trump said. The Dickinson-based company has made an…

Political Leaders Pay Visit To USS North Dakota

They presented the crew with an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol

ANNAPOLIS, MD — USS North Dakota gets a visit from the state’s top political leaders. Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer, Congressman Kelly Armstrong and Governor Doug Burgum presented the crew with an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol. The USS North Dakota is anchored near Annapolis for Naval Academy midshipmen to see firsthand a Virginia-class fast-attack submarine with…

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Visits North Dakota, Meets with Local Leaders

Leaders discussed healthcare and the workforce shortage

FARGO, N.D. — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta made a stop in North Dakota with Senator Kevin Cramer and Governor Doug Burgum to meet with local leaders. Secretary Acosta highlighted association health plans, which lets small businesses come together to get healthcare coverage as if they are a single employer. People who are self–employed also qualify, and plans can’t be different because…

Sen. Cramer Wants Corps of Engineers Fired From Border Wall Project

Who we choose to build the wall defines whether it actually gets built. The Army Corp of Engineers has been an abstract failure and should not be trusted to secure the southern border. We need someone to #BuildTheWall on time and under budget. https://t.co/J4oD5DikXc — Sen. Kevin Cramer (@SenKevinCramer) March 8, 2019 WASHINGTON – North Dakota Senator Kevin Cramer says…