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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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer urged U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to take action on delayed grain inspections at the Port of Vancouver in Washington state. Delays have persisted at the western port due to labor strikes, and recently the U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer spoke with Canadian Pacific Railway CEO Hunter Harrison to discuss the rail company’s efforts to reduce the backlog of grain shipments in North Dakota.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation cosponsored by Congressman Kevin Cramer to stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from requiring additional permits for agriculture, mosquito, and other pesticide applications already regulated under separate law.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives authorized a lawsuit against President Barack Obama’s unilateral changes to his healthcare law. The litigation will challenge the President’s decision to circumvent Congress and make changes to the employer mandate on two separate occasions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives approved bipartisan and bicameral legislation to establish accountability and more timely care for veterans at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The compromise agreement is the result of the House-Senate conference committee created when the House passed the latest version of the reforms on June 18.
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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.