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South Dakota lends a pen to a friend

August 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — It took a lot of pleading with its keepers to even get it out of South Dakota.
It flew with the governor in his plane, in the hands of a historian, and the North Dakota Highway Patrol escorted it from there to the Heritage Center.
For …continue reading on

Signature celebration: Pen used to sign North Dakota into statehood at today’s 125th event

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota will have the loudest of its celebrations of 125 years of statehood today on the Capitol Mall.
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the event’…continue reading on

Hoeven calls for more DEA agents

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Sen. John Hoeven pressed the Drug Enforcement Agency to step up its support and presence in North Dakota Tuesday after a crime report revealed a spike in drug crimes across the state.

In a letter to Michele Leonhart, administrator of the DEA, Hoev…continue reading on

Hoeven, VA director host roundtable to discuss veteran health-care concerns

June 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

A key piece of federal legislation expected to pass in the next several weeks could ease some of the red tape around local Veterans Affairs clinics and private providers of medical services for veterans.
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., held a roundtable i…continue reading on

US Senate panel advances bill to force Keystone XL approval

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Energy Committee advanced a bill on Wednesday that would force congressional approval of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline project, but the measure seems unlikely to be taken up by the full Senate.
The …continue reading on

Flood diversion project inches toward congressional approval

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Almost a year to the day since the project was initially approved by the U.S. Senate, the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion is finally inching toward final congressional authorization.

The Water Resources Development Act, a package of …continue reading on

Hoeven calls out Harry Reid in debate

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., decried U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid during an energy debate on Tuesday for stopping a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline project.

On Monday, Reid did not allow a vote on the controversial project af…continue reading on

Federal board orders fertilizer delivery plans

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A federal regulatory agency on Tuesday ordered two major railroads to report their plans to ensure fertilizer shipments for spring planting.
The Surface Transportation Board is requiring BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway to present their pla…continue reading on

Air Force to sign lease for UAS park in June, Hoeven says

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced Thursday that the U.S. Air Force expects to sign a final lease for an unmanned aircraft systems business park in early June.
Grand Forks County will rent 217 acres at Grand Forks Air Force Base for…continue reading on