Senate Passes Legislation to Rename Sullys Hill, Cramer's First Bill to Pass the Senate

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate through a Unanimous Consent (UC) request by U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) today passed S.2099, the “White Horse Hill National Game Preserve Designation Act,” a bill Senator Cramer introduced to rename the National Game Preserve within the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation known as “Sullys Hill” to “White Horse Hill,” its traditional Dakota name. This is the first piece of legislation written by Senator Cramer to pass...

Sen. Cramer Announces His 2019 Military Academy Nominees on Veterans Day

FARGO – U.S. Senator and Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) member Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced on Veterans Day his nominees to be appointed to the U.S. military academies: Peter Wang of Devils Lake for the U.S. Military Academy, Jameson Brodeur of Minot for the U.S. Naval Academy, and Ashley Arbegast of Minot for the U.S. Air Force Academy.

“As we spend today honoring those who answered the call to serve, we also look to the next generation of leaders. North Dakota’s military...

Sen. Cramer Notice: Hettinger Area Chamber of Commerce Receives $114k USDA Grant for Rural Business Development

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development (RD) awarded a grant of $114,000 to the Hettinger Area Chamber of Commerce.

The USDA funds will be used to purchase equipment and renovate a building to establish a workforce development training center. The project will assist with the development of small and emerging businesses by providing a space for entrepreneurs and business to succeed, offering professional...

Sen. Cramer Notice: North Dakota Dept. of Health Receives $250k for Maternal and Child Health Services

BISMARCK—U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded the North Dakota Department of Health a grant of $248,515 for maternal and child health services.

The Maternal and Child Health Services Bureau supports service systems working to address maternal and child health needs. Specifically, their support goes to- but is not limited to- efforts to significantly reduce infant...

Sen. Cramer Announces Mobile Office Hours in Fessenden and Carrington

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) announced mobile office hours for Fessenden and Carrington on Wednesday, October 30.  

“While it’s not always easy or possible for people to get to my state offices, mobile office hours bring our services closer to constituents,” said Senator Cramer. “Having members of my staff in Fessenden and Carrington gives North Dakotans more time to explore solutions to the problems they face with people who are in a position to help.”

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ICYMI: Sens. Cramer, Hoeven Op-Ed: Why it's important to invite administration officials to North Dakota

Why it's important to invite administration officials to North Dakota

By Senators Kevin Cramer and John Hoeven


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In October, North Dakota received a visit from three cabinet officials in the Trump administration in just six days: Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler. This unprecedented attentiveness demonstrates President Trump’s commitment to middle America, as well as the benefits of our...

Sen. Cramer Applauds Completion of Williston Airport at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

WILLISTON, ND – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) joined local leaders in applauding the completion of the Williston Basin International Airport at today’s ribbon cutting ceremony.  

“Congratulations to everyone who made this happen. Ground-up construction of the United States’ first new international airport in 12 years- completed on time and on budget- is a major achievement,” said Senator Cramer. “Thanks in part to President Trump’s rocket ship economy and his support for rebuilding our...

Sen. Cramer Notice: NDSU to Receive Nearly $300k for Canola Research

BISMARCK—U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) approved a canola research grant of $292,830 to North Dakota State University (NDSU).

The integrated canola research and extension project will develop new winter canola varieties adapted for the Great Plains, and advance production and pest management of the crop in the upper Midwest. This project will pull together resources and scientists...

Sen. Cramer Notice: HHS Invests $820k into Behavioral and Mental Health Service Programs in North Dakota

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the U.S.Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded four grants totaling $819,588 for mental health and behavioral health service programs in North Dakota. The following three recipients were awarded funds:

Community Action Partnership of North Dakota received $400,000 in a Community Services Block Grant to finance a Training and Technical Assistance Program. Specifically, the HHS discretionary funds will be used for a...

Sen. Cramer Notice: USDA Approves $118,000 Grant for Sewer System Improvements in Reeder

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development (RD) approved a grant of $118,000 for the City of Reeder to finance sewer system improvements. 

Reeder is located in the Southwest Rural Economic Area Partnership Zone. Several areas of town have sewer pipes that have significant blockage from roots or debris, offset joints, cracks, and holes. With the completion of this project- which will replace the most deteriorated and...