U.S. Senator John Hoeven

City & state officials announce Amazon fulfillment center coming to Fargo

Online retail giant, Amazon to open fulfillment distribution center

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo city officials unveil a new plan that will bring forth an investment to help stimulate North Dakota’s economy. “This is a big time investment, a 1.3 million square foot facility, state of the art, $23 million investment,” North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven said. Retail warehouse giant Amazon is moving in with a distribution fulfillment center that…

NDDOT says new autonomous impact protection vehicle will improve road safety

They plan to officially expand the autonomous impact protection vehicle in the metro this spring.

HORACE, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Transportation unveils its first self-driving impact protection vehicle. New vehicle technology is hoping to make roads safer in North Dakota. It was developed by two companies and used to turn a NDDOT truck into a self-driving vehicle. The director of the NDDOT Bill Panos says it will improve safety in work zones…

Grand Forks Comes Together To Celebrate The Life Of Officer Cody Holte

From a young age, Cody knew he wanted to lead, serve and protect his community.

GRAND FORKS, N.D – “Cody lived each day by saying, don’t let yesterday use up today,” says Pastor Ronsberg from the Sharon Lutheran Church in Grand Forks. Friends and family of Officer Cody Holte, state leaders and law enforcement gathered to pay their respects and honor a hero. “We come together to share our grief and sorrow as well as…

Sen. Hoeven introduces legislation to fund $3 billion oil purchase for emergency reserve

The Bill was introduced by Republican Senator John Hoeven, Republican U.S. Representative Michael Burgess, and Democrat U.S. Representatives Lizzie Fletcher

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven introduced legislation that aims to fund a government purchase of oil to help boost the industry that has been hit hard by reduced demand. The bipartisan bill asks for $3 billion in funding to purchase crude oil produced in the U.S. for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.¬† This move comes after Congress declined…

Sen. Hoeven Meets With Ag Leaders & Rural Businesses on Payments & Exports

Some of the topics he covered were disaster assistance and export opportunities.

FARGO, N.D.- Senator Hoeven says¬† it’s been a difficult year for farmers with low prices and severe weather damaging crops. “We’re helping with the market facilitation payment which now for North Dakota has been over a billion dollars. And now, we’re working on the disaster assistance piece both for our sugar producers, and I think we’re getting closer to getting…

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…