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Hoeven gives assist as farm bill goes back to House

July 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON With a powerful assist from Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., convinced the Senate last week to send the farm bill back to the House. The act sets the stage for House and Senate leaders to appoint conferees and hold a conference.
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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

Hoeven co-sponsors bill against metal thefts

January 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MOORHEAD, Minn. Mike Hanson knows what it’s like to be the target of metal thieves. Continue Reading

Fargo VA gets $8.5M to expand mental health services

January 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The Fargo Veterans Affairs Health Care System will get $8.5 million in federal funding in fiscal year 2013 to expand mental health services to Fargo-area veterans. Continue Reading

USDA to allow more grains, meat in public school lunches

December 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON The Agriculture Department is responding to criticism over new school lunch rules by allowing more grains and meat in kids’ meals. Continue Reading

Editorial: Environmental regulations priority in oil country

September 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Sen. John Hoeven introduced legislation last week which says states, not the federal government, are best equipped to be the primary regulators of hydraulic fracturing. Continue Reading

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Hoeven: GF AFB Well-positioned for Pick as UAS Test Site

July 18, 2012 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – The Grand Forks Air Force Base is in the running to become one of six test sites nationwide that will fly Unmanned Aircrafts in commercial airspace. Continue Reading

Minn. senator tours Oil Patch

April 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON North Dakota isn’t the only state benefiting from the oil boom, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Friday. Continue Reading

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Hoeven: Devils Lake is Close to Stability

April 6, 2012 in WDAZ

(AP) The flood fight continues on a northeastern North Dakota lake that has been described as a slow-growing monster, but one of the state’s U.S. senators says a series of remedies are making a difference.
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Gov. to ask Obama for housing help

April 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NEW TOWN Gov. Jack Dalrymple plans to write a letter to President Barack Obama to ask for help addressing the housing needs on North Dakota reservations. Continue Reading