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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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced today the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee passed two resolutions of disapproval relating to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) carbon dioxide rules. H. J. Res.
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 hosted a meeting of his Veterans Advisory Board in Minot today. The committee focused on programs to improve entrepreneurship and job opportunities for veterans. The Congressman formed the advisory board during his first year in office as a means of receiving guidance from knowledgeable North Dakotans on important issues for active and retired service members.
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 officially rejected the permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The application to build the pipeline was first submitted by TransCanada seven years ago on September 19, 2008. By contrast, the permit for the first Keystone pipeline was approved in three years.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer joined a majority of the U.S House of Representatives, today, in support of S. 1356, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2016. The bill authorizes $540.4 billion in spending for base national defense and an additional $59 billion for Global War on Terror/Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) for a total of around $599 billion.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 22, the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy (DRIVE) Act, as amended by vote of 363-64. The legislation authorizes $340 billion in transportation funding for six-years. If this legislation is signed into law, it would be the first time since 2005 that Congress has passed a long-term transportation bill funding transportation needs beyond two years.
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