STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Americans in for a surprise, and plenty more fiscal debate
Americans will pay Washington more, despite rhetoric from politicians saying they shot down most tax increases on New Years Day, and in the aftermath of what widely was described as a flawed federal b... Posted on 1/2/13 at 6:52 PM
THE NEW FORTY Unacceptable losses
The suicide rate of active duty military membersis up to about one a day. Whenwe add this to the 18 veteran suicides a day that have been documented overthe past few yearswe should be horrified. One a... Posted on 6/9/12 at 8:22 PM
COMPASS POINTS: NEWS FROM THE GREAT OUTDOORS WITH HERALD OUTDOOR WRITER BRAD DOKKEN Feds assure Hoeven on funding for N.D. fish hatcheries
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has given its assurance that national fish hatcheries in Garrison and Valley City, N.D., are priorities for funding.
During a meeting Tuesday in Washington with Sen... Posted on 5/23/12 at 9:25 AM
THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND PHOTOS: N.D. Capitol Sept. 11 event
BISMARCKA mother who lost her daughter in the Twin Towers. A father still grieving a son killed in war. A police officer who reported for duty on his day off to help at ground zero.
North Dakotans ... Posted on 9/11/11 at 2:34 PM
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate is expected to vote today on a proposal to roll back the student loan interest rate that increased from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1 because Congress didn’t pass a plan to prevent it.
BISMARCK – In a brief address to North Dakota Republicans this morning, Sen. John Hoeven said jobs, the economy and the energy sector need to be top priorities for Congress – just like they’ve been in his home state.
“Around the country, people are talking about North Dakota, and they’re talking about North Dakota in a very good way,” Hoeven said. “That didn’t just happen. We worked very hard.”
FARGO – North Dakota Rep. Rick Berg has picked up a valuable endorsement from one of the state’s most high-profile Republicans.
North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven officially backs Berg’s Senate run this year in a new campaign ad that debuted Wednesday on North Dakota TV stations.
Roll Call, a Capitol Hill newspaper, says it’s impossible to calculate exact wealth but says Rep. Rick Berg, R-N.D., could be worth as much as $59 million and Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., almost $53 million.
FARGO - North Dakota Republican Sen. John Hoeven endorsed House Speaker John Boehner's debt-reduction plan today, just hours before the House has planned an up-or-down vote on the measure.
BISMARCK — North Dakota U.S. Sen. John Hoeven says he is sponsoring legislation to keep the American military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, open permanently to detain prisoners of war and people suspected of terrorism.
US Interior Department has authorized study of Williston Basin reserves
GRAND FORKS – A new study of recoverable oil reserves in western North Dakota’s Williston Basin has been authorized by the U.S. Interior Department, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced Thursday.
Chuck Haga, Forum Communications Co.
, May 20, 2011
Mission in works to country senator calls ‘huge and growing market for US exports’
FARGO – India might seem a world away from North Dakota, but it holds billions of dollars’ worth of potential income for local businesses seeking to trade overseas, Sen. John Hoeven said Tuesday.
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