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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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced today he signed a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee as well as the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation and Committee on Environment and Public Works urging them to include the language of the Port Performance Act in any final transportation reauthorization bill. View the letter here.
FARGO, ND - In a speech at the North Dakota Farm Bureau (NDFB) Annual Meeting in Fargo today, Congressman Kevin Cramer updated members on the recently passed two-year budget deal, which nearly cut $3 billion from the federal crop insurance program. Cramer gave a detailed account of how quick action by Farm Bureau and other agriculture and crop insurance stakeholders armed him and other farm state legislators with the necessary information and grassroots support needed to fight the Obama Administration's proposal.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer today released the following statement after General Atomics Aeronautical Systems officially broke ground on its Flight Training Academy at Grand Sky in Grand Forks.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer today released the following statement after President Obama’s Administration released the full text of the recently negotiated Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement (TPP). It is a trade agreement between the United States and 11 other Pacific nations designed to foster free trade between the signatory nations. View the agreement
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced today President Obama signed into law an extension to the Dec. 31 Positive Train Control or PTC deadline for railroads. It was included in a short-term extension of federal highway and transit authorization until Nov.20.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement after the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 was released to the public early this morning. View the text of the act here.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced today he and a bi-partisan group of 38 Members of Congress, including House Agriculture Committee ranking member, Congressman Collin Peterson (D-MN), sent a letter to U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced today BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) publicly filed weekly grain backlog status updates as required by the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB). A summary of the reporting data specific to North Dakota for the last 10 weeks is below.