Congressman Kevin Cramer

Representing North Dakota, At Large

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Feb 15, 2017 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Kevin Cramer has been named by Speaker Paul Ryan as one of four Members of the House of Representatives to serve on the Canada-United States Interparliamentary Group.

 

Feb 9, 2017 Press Release
“I want to congratulate Senator Sessions on becoming the next Attorney General of the United States this morning. He will enforce the rule of the law, which was regularly ignored by the Department of Justice over the last eight years. I have already spoken with him and White House staff about reimbursing the state of North Dakota for emergency response and law enforcement costs incurred as a direct result of the Obama Administration’s efforts to delay the construction of the legally permitted Dakota Access Pipeline project. Unlike former Attorneys General Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch, who received the support of every Democrat in the Senate, Attorney General Sessions is committed to cracking down on sanctuary cities and enforcing immigration laws...
Jan 31, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Kevin Cramer released this statement following President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsush to the United States Supreme Court:
Jan 10, 2017 Press Release

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Kevin Cramer has been named to serve on three of the top subcommittees in the House Energy and Commerce Committee for the 115th Congress.  The appointments were announced Monday by Congressman Greg Walden, chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee.

Jan 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer called a bill passed by the House of Representatives today a key tool for regulatory reform in the 115th Congress and incoming Trump Administration. H.R. 26, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2017, requires all major rules issued by an executive branch agency to be approved by Congress within 70 days before they can take effect. A major rule is one estimated by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to impact the economy by $100 million or more, and had this law been in place during the last session of Congress, the Clean Power Plan and the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule would have been subject to this Congressional action.
Jan 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Kevin Cramer supported a bill passed by the House of Representatives today that allows regulations issued during the final legislative days of an outgoing President‘s administration to be disapproved as a group, instead of individually. H.R. 21, the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017, amends the Congressional Review Act to allow Congress to issue joint resolutions of disapproval on regulations submitted for review within 60 days prior to the departure of an outgoing administration. Under this bill, regulations submitted by the Obama Administration since June 13, 2016, are eligible to be included in these joint resolutions of disapproval. The House passed an identical version of this legislation, H.R. 5982, in November.
Dec 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer has scheduled Mobile Office Hours in Grafton and Lakota on Monday, Jan. 9.

Dec 8, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the Fiscal Year 2017 Continuing Resolution passed by the House of Representatives today includes language giving the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) more authority over funding loan programs. The $1.07 trillion bill continues funding the government through April 28, maintaining funding at the current budget cap levels. “This bill prevents a government shutdown on Friday, and includes provisions to continue essential government operations, including national defense,” said Cramer.
Nov 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer was elevated to an influential committee in the House of Representatives in his election today to the Republican Steering Committee. This powerful committee of House leaders decides all committee assignments and chairmanships.