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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House of Representatives passed a bill requiring a thorough analysis of economic effect for any major legislation. Congressman Kevin Cramer voted in favor and said it will require committee reports on major legislation to include a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis of its impact on gross domestic product (GDP), business investment, employment, interest rates, labor supply, and capital stock.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer convened a meeting of the bipartisan Northern Border Caucus to discuss how reduced wait times at border crossings can facilitate new American jobs and promote economic growth. Cramer, who co-chairs the Caucus along with Congressman Bill Owens (D-NY), said the meeting provided insight into the economic cost of wait times at the border.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the U.S.-Canadian border crossings in Pembina and Portal, North Dakota will receive additional U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) staffing. Cramer, who co-chairs the Northern Border Caucus, said Pembina and Portal are among 44 ports in the country identified as having the greatest demonstrated need for new officers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed a bill cosponsored by Congressman Kevin Cramer to save taxpayer dollars and protect jobs by ending the Obama Administration’s attempts to rewrite and drastically expand coal mining regulation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon Congressman Kevin Cramer spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives in support of bipartisan legislation to halt devastating new coal regulations. The Electricity Security and Affordability Act, with Cramer as an original cosponsor, will prevent the Obama Administration from going forward with rulemaking to limit carbon emissions from existing coal-fired power plants. The House is scheduled to vote on the bill tomorrow.
A transcript of his remarks is below:
BEULAH, N.D. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer welcomed EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to North Dakota as he joined Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp in hosting her visit.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the House of Representatives passed legislation to bring better transparency and a check against overregulation by the federal government.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer participated in a hearing of the Natural Resources Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee focused on job opportunities for veterans in the energy industry. The hearing featured business owners and veterans outreach specialists as witnesses, and examined how America’s veterans can serve a pivotal role in the energy renaissance.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer offered the following statement after the U.S. State Department released its latest environmental impact statement (EIS) on the Keystone XL pipeline:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer voted with a bipartisan majority of 359 to 67 in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the omnibus spending bill for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill sets total discretionary spending at $21 billion below the Fiscal Year 2013 level, marking the first time spending has been cut four years in a row since the Korean War.