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U.S. House passes bill to avoid rail strike, Senate will vote next

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KVRR) — The U.S. House passed a resolution forcing unions to accept a tentative agreement reached earlier this year between railroad managers and their workers making a strike illegal. The House also passed a second bill providing seven days of paid sick leave to railroad workers. The two bills are heading to the Senate, which has until December…

Senator Cramer says finger is “healing nicely” after backyard accident

The republican lost the tip of one of his fingers in June

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — Senator Kevin Cramer says his finger is “healing nicely” after a backyard accident three weeks ago. The republican said on Twitter, he crushed two fingers between two rocks and lost the tip of one. Cramer thanked his great surgeons and said he went through four hours of HBOT treatments. He plans to return to DC this…

Fargo Moorhead Diversion Project gets $437 million

The final domino has fallen Sens. John Hoeven and Amy Klobuchar helped secure the final four hundred and thirty seven million dollars in federal funds for the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- This is a huge impact, I mean this is first in the nation project, P3 major public works partnership that’s really going to be a model for the country,” said North Dakota Senator John Hoeven. “A new way of doing business right, with the public private partnership, “this is going to be the first “This is huge…

Hoeven concerned with Biden’s removal of troops from Afghanistan

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota Senator John Hoeven says he believes the Biden administration’s handling of pulling troops out of Afghanistan has been poor. Hoeven, Senator Kevin Cramer and 14 other Republican senators have sent a letter to the administration saying they need to get Americans and Afghans who have helped America get out of Taliban controlled territory. Hoeven…

Fargo National Cemetery hosts virtual Memorial Day ceremony

The cemetery honored fallen soldiers on the holiday with the help from North Dakota and Minnesota politicians

FARGO, N.D. — This Memorial Day is the first since the Fargo National Cemetery opened it’s gates in September of last year. It is the first and only national veterans cemetery in North Dakota. The cemetery had big plans to hold it’s inaugural Memorial Day celebration this year, but things were forced to change amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Still, they…

U.S. Senators Join Forces To Call For Meat Price Fixing Investigation

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and ten other state attorneys general earlier called for an investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota leaders are continuing to push for an investigation into price fixing in the cattle industry. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska and 18 Senate colleagues, including North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer, are working together. They wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice requesting they investigate potential anti-competitive activities in the beef…

LIVE: Gov. Doug Burgum Holds Press Briefing with Senators Hoeven and Cramer

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding his daily press briefing to provide COVID-19 updates in North Dakota. Burgum will be joined by U.S. Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer. They will discuss the federal response to the pandemic and the passage of the new Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. North Dakota has 109 confirmed cases of COVID-19…

Sen. Cramer says Senate impeachment trial will be more fair than House hearings

He says the sooner the Senate can start the impeachment trial the sooner they can end it.

FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota Sen. Kevin Cramer ┬áhopes the Senate can receive the articles from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi before it gets back from holiday recess on January 6th so they can begin hearings. Pelosi wants to see Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plans for a Senate trial before sending them over. Cramer says working with the…