Congressman Kevin Cramer

Representing North Dakota, At Large
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Agriculture

I believe the private sector is the best champion of our farmers. Farmers in North Dakota do not need Washington instructing them on how to farm and care for their land. Ensuring crop insurance remains decoupled from conservation programs is a top priority for our farmers and ranchers. This, along with other appropriate programs, will provide a safeguard for the future of farming across America.

 

 

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Aug 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement on the preliminary injunction issued today on the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) Rule.  Thirteen states, including North Dakota, sued to delay the effective date of the Rule. 

Aug 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced today for the first time sport fishing will be allowed on four national wildlife refuges in North Dakota.  They are the Ardoch, Lake Alice, Rose Lake and Silver Lake refuges, which are part of the National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS), a division of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).   This change in policy is effective immediately.

Aug 21, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement following oral arguments in a case where 13 states, including North Dakota, are seeking an injunction to delay the effective date of the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) Rule.

Aug 21, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer welcomed the announcement the United States Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) signed a Record of Decision selecting the preferred alternative proposed for the Northwest Area Water Supply Project (NAWS).

Aug 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer expressed serious concerns after Congressional oversight uncovered internal memos from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) showing its opposition to the EPA’s implementation of  the “Waters of the United States” or WOTUS Rule.  

Jul 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer, co-chairman of the Congressional Northern Border Caucus, hosted a panel discussion on unmanned aircraft system (UAS) advancements and regulations in Canada and the United States.  North Dakota has become a center of UAS research, development, and training.  The state is home to a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) UAS test site; the University of North Dakota’s School of Aerospace Sciences, which was selected as an FAA Center of Excellence for UAS; and hosts many government UAS assets. In addition, construction will beg

Jul 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Congressman Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and Congressman Peter Welch introduced H.R. 3055, the Cuba Digital and Telecommunications Advancement Act of 2015.  This bipartisan legislation would allow U.S. telecommunications and Internet companies to expand their services to and sell their communications devices in Cuba. Cuba is one of the least wired and connected countries in the western hemisphere. The lack of a reliable and up-to-date telecommunication network prohibits the growth of the Cuban economy as well as the sharing of ideas and information.

Jul 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer, with a majority of the U.S. House of Representatives, voted to pass H.R. 2898, the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015.  H.R. 2898 attempts to alleviate water supply and agricultural issues in western states that have, in part, resulted from both the mismanagement of critical water resources and severe drought.

Jul 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer applauded the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for their decision to include an amendment to the 2016 Agriculture Appropriations bill to ban the importation of Brazilian and Argentine Beef until the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) evaluates the potential risk of foot and mouth disease (FMD) to the US Cattle industry caused by these imports.  The Senate committee approved the Agriculture Appropriations bill by a vote of 28-2. On July 9, 2015, the U.S.

Jul 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the U.S.