Cramer, Hoeven and Armstrong Honor NDSU Bison Football Team's Eighth FCS Championship

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WASHINGTON – Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer and Congressman Kelly Armstrong honored the North Dakota State University (NDSU) Bison football team this week for winning its eighth NCAA Division I FCS National Championship in nine years.

Senators Hoeven and Cramer introduced a congratulatory resolution and delivered remarks on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Congressman Armstrong honored the team by introducing the resolution in the U.S....

Sen. Cramer on Senate Passage of USMCA

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) issued the following statement today after the Senate passed the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement:

“USMCA is a huge win for our producers. Its implementation will stimulate the economy, create new jobs, and increase exports with two of North Dakota’s top trading partners,” said Senator Cramer. “It’s a shame this agreement was held up for over a year, but I’m thankful we got this done.”

USMCA will reduce trade distorting...

Sens. Cramer, Cortez Masto Introduce Bill to Protect High School Students on Commutes to School

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Senator Kevin Cramer (R.-N.D.) today introduced bipartisan legislation to make pedestrian and bicycle safety projects targeting high school students who walk or bike to school eligible for federal support from the Department of Transportation (DOT).

“The Safe Routes to School program empowers local education systems to make traveling to school safer, but it only applies to elementary and middle schools,” said Senator Cramer. ...

Sen. Cramer Statement on President Trump Signing Phase One Trade Deal with China

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) issued the following statement on President Donald J. Trump signing the “Phase One” trade deal with China today:

“This deal is a major victory for the United States and for North Dakota. It includes China committing to purchase $200 billion of American products over two years, with $40 billion for agricultural goods, while also pledging to stop intellectual property theft and currency manipulation. I thank President Trump for fighting tirelessly to...

Sen. Cramer Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Chronic Disease Management Effort

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Tom Carper (D-Del.) this week introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) that are used with health savings accounts can cover care related to chronic disease management prior to a beneficiary reaching their plan deductible. The Thune-Carper bill builds off legislation they introduced in June 2019, and it follows the administration’s updated guidance issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury in July 2019.

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Sen. Cramer Helps Advance USMCA through Senate Committees

Senator Cramer Sits on Two of the Seven Senate Committees with Jurisdiction over this Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) helped advance the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement in the Senate today, voting for its passage from his seats on the Budget Committee and the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee.

“After a year of unnecessary delay, real progress is being made to pass USMCA,” said Senator Cramer. “I thank Leader McConnell, EPW Chairman...

Sen. Cramer Delivers Floor Remarks Opposing the War Powers Act Resolution

Senator Cramer Outlines the Consequences of Passing this Resolution and Urges Fellow Senators to Oppose it

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator and Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) member Kevin Cramer (R-ND) delivered remarks on the Senate floor today opposing the War Powers Act resolution being debated by Congress.

“I believe such a resolution is designed to hurt our President politically in the short-term while inflicting long-term damage to our...

Sens. Cramer, Cortez Masto Introduce Bill to Protect High School Students on Commutes to School

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Senator Kevin Cramer (R.-N.D.) today introduced bipartisan legislation to make pedestrian and bicycle safety projects targeting high school students who walk or bike to school eligible for federal support from the Department of Transportation (DOT).

“The Safe Routes to School program empowers local education systems to make traveling to school safer, but it only applies to elementary and middle schools,” said Senator Cramer. ...

Sen. Cramer Notice: NDDOT Receives $241,687 from DOT for Highway Innovation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) $241,687 to support Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration under the Federal Highway Administration.

Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration through the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) provides funding as an incentive for eligible entities to accelerate the implementation and adoption of...

Sen. Cramer Visits North Dakota's Space Assets with Space Force Leader Gen. Raymond

Senator Cramer Hosted General Raymond’s First Public Trip Since Becoming the U.S. Space Force’s Chief of Space Operations

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GRAND FORKS, ND – U.S. Senator and Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) member Kevin Cramer (R-ND) visited North Dakota’s space assets in Grand Forks and Cavalier today with U.S. Space Command Commander and Chief of Space Operations for the newly formed U.S. Space Force, General John “Jay” Raymond. This was General...