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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer today announced he is co-sponsoring H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced today he his co-sponsoring H.R. 3651, the Positive Train Control Enforcement and Implementation Act. The bill provides railroads a three-year extension to meet the Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation deadline. In addition, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) may grant two one-year extensions if railroads demonstrate they have made "good faith" efforts to meet the deadline. The existing deadline is December 31.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement after Judge Scott W. Skavdahl of the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from implementing its new rules on hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands.
WASHINGTON – Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp, Governor Jack Dalrymple and a representative from Congressman Kevin Cramer’s office, along with leaders from North Dakota’s coal industry, met today with Janet McCabe, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Assistant Administrator in charge of issuing the new carbon dioxide rule, to press the agency to explain how the state is expected to meet the reductions required under the recently released rule.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee passed H.R. 8, the Architecture of Abundance bill. The legislation attempts to modernize and improve our nation’s energy polices and regulations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives concurred with the Senate amendment to H.R. 719, the Fiscal Year 2016 Continuing Appropriations Resolution. It funds discretionary government operations through December 11, 2015, at the rate they were funded in fiscal year 2015, minus an across-the-board reduction of 0.2108 percent.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer joined a majority of the U.S. House of Representatives in passing H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer today announced the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today joined the U.S. Senate in passing S. 136, the Gold Star Fathers Act of 2015. The bill will now go to President Obama for his signature. Congressman Kevin Cramer is a co-sponsor of H.R. 1222, the companion bill in the U.S. House.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer joined a bi-partisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives in passing H.R. 313, the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015. The bill provides sick leave immediately to any new federal employee who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rated at 30 percent or more for the purposes of undergoing medical treatment. Congressman Cramer is a co-sponsor of the legislation.