Sen. John Hoeven

Military Pay Raises And Funding For ND Military Missions Passes Senate

Bill Now Goes To The U.S. House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Service members are closer to getting a three percent pay raise. It’s included in the latest National Defense Authorization Act which was just passed by the Senate. The bill includes funding for a number of North Dakota defense missions. It restricts the retirement of the global hawk at Grand Forks Air Force Base and provides for B-52…

North Dakota Memorial Day Ceremony To Be Conducted Virtually

You can view it on the North Dakota National Guard's website

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony will be conducted virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The ceremony will look something like these of the past, just with much fewer people. Making remarks will be Gov. Doug Burgum, Sen. John Hoeven, Sen. Kevin Cramer, and Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann, adjutant general for the North Dakota National Guard….

US Senate Passes Savanna’s Act

The bill has passed both the Senate and the House Judiciary Committee.

WASHINGTON–Work continues on capitol hill this morning to finally get Savanna’s Act passed through Congress. The bill named for Savanna Greywind, the 22-year-old Fargo woman who was killed for her unborn baby, has passed both the Senate and the House Judiciary Committee. Greywind was a member of the Spirit Lake Tribe. Savanna’s Act would require the Justice Department to develop…

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Advances Through More Senate Committees

Sen. John Hoeven says USMCA will provide much needed certainty for our agriculture, energy and other industries

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Our local congressional delegations are praising the advancement of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the trade deal. It has also been approved by the Finance, Energy and Public Works and Budget committees. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; Commerce and the Foreign Relations committees still have to weigh in before going to the full…

Championship NDSU Bison Football Team Delayed At Airport After Big Win Saturday

A mechanical issue caused an aborted takeoff of one of the teams planes at Love Field in Dallas

DALLAS, TEXAS — Even national champions can run into some unexpected travel issues. NDSU Bison Football claiming its eighth FCS national championship Saturday afternoon in Friso, Texas with a 28-20 win over James Madison. A mechanical issue caused an aborted takeoff of one of the teams planes at Love Field in Dallas. Around 3 hours into the delay, pizzas arrived….

U.S. Senate Resolution Honors Life & Service of the Late Jocelyn Burdick

She served for three months in the Senate after her husband, Senator Quentin Burdick, passed away in 1992

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The first woman to represent North Dakota in the U.S. Senate is honored on the Senate floor. North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer introduced a Senate resolution to honor the life and service of the late Jocelyn Burdick. She served for three months in the Senate after her husband, Senator Quentin Burdick, passed away in…

North Dakota’s Congressional Delegation Reacts To Impeachment Hearing

Representative Kelly Armstrong calls it "political theater" and says we haven't heard anything new

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota’s Republican congressional delegation is weighing in on the first day of hearings. Representative Kelly Armstrong calls it “political theater” and says we haven’t heard anything new. Sen. John Hoeven says the impeachment process has not followed precedent and has not provided President Trump with important due process rights. Pointless. That’s how Sen. Kevin Cramer feels…

President Trump And North Dakota Delegation Respond To Ambush In Mexico

Victims Have Ties To North Dakota And Oil Industry

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption Mexico’s foreign secretary says President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has phoned U.S. President Donald Trump to express condolences at the slaying of nine members of a religious community in northern Mexico, saying they were citizens of both nations. 33-year-old Rhonita Miller and her four kids,  ages 8, 10 and 4-month-old…

Interior Secretary Hears From North Dakota Landowners

He was the guest at a roundtable hosted by Senators Kevin Cramer and John Hoeven

HOPE, N.D. — North Dakota landowners are voicing their concerns about the government’s handling of private property rights. They shared their concerns with Department of Interior Secretary David Bernhardt. He was the guest at a roundtable hosted by Senators Kevin Cramer and John Hoeven. Bernhardt also visited the property of Mike Johansen, a North Dakota landowner. He says he has…

North Dakota Republican Leaders Praise EPA Repeal of WOTUS

Waters of the United States rule extended federal authority and protections to streams and wetlands

WASHINGTON — The EPA is repealing the Obama-era Waters of the United States rule. It extended federal authority and protections to streams and wetlands. The move is being welcomed by North Dakota’s Republican leaders including Gov. Doug Burgum and Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer. The 2015 regulation, commonly known as WOTUS, defined what bodies of water are protected under…