Tthe U.S. House of Representatives completed a series of eight bills to stop and prevent human trafficking, including legislation Congressman Kevin Cramer helped introduce last week. The bipartisan Human Trafficking Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery Act will prevent trafficking while also providing additional resources for survivors working to recover.
Today the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) released a proposed rule to establish new requirements for the transportation of oil by rail. Congressman Kevin Cramer a video statement.
The controversial Waters of the U.S. rule was the subject of a Congressional hearing today. During the hearing of the Science, Space and Technology Committee, Congressman Kevin Cramer questioned U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Administrator Robert Perciasepe on the agency’s actions in pursuit of the rule.
Congressman Kevin Cramer led an oversight hearing of the U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs to examine child protection and the justice system on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. Cramer requested the hearing to address child abuse, rape, and assault cases which have plagued Spirit Lake Reservation.
Today Congressman Kevin Cramer spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives urging members of both parties to support legislation to combat human trafficking
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BISMARCK, N.D. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced he will host a Coffee with Cramer event in Lisbon on September 2. Along with taking questions on any issue from attendees, Cramer will discuss current legislative activity in Washington and its implications for North Dakota. The public is encouraged to attend.
BISMARCK, N.D. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved North Dakota’s request for a federal disaster declaration for Benson, Bottineau, Divide, Eddy, McHenry, Mountrail, Pierce, Renville, and Ward counties, as well as Standing Rock Reservation:
BISMARCK, N.D. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) have publicly filed updated weekly status reports on the backlog in grain shipments.
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BISMARCK, N.D. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced his public schedule for the week of August 18. The list of events is below:
BISMARCK, N.D. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced official grain inspections at the Port of Vancouver have resumed after a tentative agreement was reached in a two-year labor dispute. The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) had suspended inspections entirely on July 1 after months of grain delays.
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The majority leader of the US House of Representatives was seeing the Bakken first hand today.
Congressman Cramer was interviewed by FOX News for a recent segment.
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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — More than 90 soldiers from the North Dakota National Guard have returned home to North Dakota.