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Heitkamp and Murkowski: Standing up for Native American children

June 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

The statistics sound like they come from another county. A one-in-five chance of committing suicide, a one-in-10 chance of being abused, twice as likely to be placed in foster care and a one-in-three chance of living in poverty.
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Never look at clouds the same

April 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Meteorologist Todd Heitkamp, who works for the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, S.D., promises people will never look at clouds the same after attending a severe weather training class.

Heitkamp, who has led the training se…continue reading on

Heitkamp: Moving forward and making bipartisanship work

October 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

For 16 days, Native families on North Dakota’s Indian reservations weren’t able to get help from the Bureau of Indian Affairs leaving families hungry and without housing assistance they desperately need. Continue Reading

Heitkamp bemoans Senate gridlock

August 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said Monday there is something wrong with the process in Washington when three Senators can keep Congress from passing a budget.
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Bringing together veterans, VA officials to improve care

July 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

As our country was preparing to celebrate Independence Day earlier this month, I traveled our state to hear the needs of our veterans. Continue Reading

Veterans roundtable: Heitkamp identifies lack of mental health for returning troops

July 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A hot-button national issue was the main item of interest during a veterans roundtable at the Strom Center in Dickinson on Continue Reading

Heitkamp urges House to reconsider vote on farm bill

June 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said Monday that the House needs to reconsider its vote Thursday that defeated one of two proposed farm bills. Continue Reading

North Dakota feeling a draft

May 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Department of the Interior released an updated draft of rules on hydraulic fracturing Thursday, but it appears those on both sides of the fracking issue are unhappy with the proposal. Continue Reading

Heitkamp won’t support background checks expansion up for Senate vote

April 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said in a statement this morning that she doesn’t “see a path for my support” on a proposal on the Senate floor today to expand background checks for gun sales. Continue Reading

Rick Berg concedes race

November 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Republican Rick Berg conceded the close U.S. Senate race Continue Reading

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