Congressman Kevin Cramer

Representing North Dakota, At Large
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May 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its final “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule under the Clean Water Act (CWA).   The EPA’s decision comes just two weeks after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.

May 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer announced his support of U. S House of Representatives Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway’s, legislation to repeal the Country of Origin Labeling or COOL law.  The legislation was introduced after the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled for the fourth time the COOL law violates international trade agreements. 

May 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer congratulated ComDel Innovation and Altavian on their successful completion of the first unmanned aircraft system (UAS) manufactured in North Dakota at their plant in Wahpeton.

“North Dakota is becoming the epicenter of UAS research, development, production and training in the United States.  I congratulate the teams from the ComDel Innovation and Altavian as well as the community of Wahpeton for this fantastic achievement,” said Cramer.

May 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer joined a majority of his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 2353, Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015.  This bill would reauthorize the federal highway and local mass transit programs through July 31, 2015. 

May 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Senator John Hoeven and Congressman Kevin Cramer, along with members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, today pledged to continue their support for a newly-designated FAA Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems that will research and develop technologies and policies for the use of unmanned aerial systems, or drones, in the United States.

May 12, 2015 Press Release

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May 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer applauded the start-up of operations at the Dakota Prairie Diesel Refinery near Dickinson, ND.   The refinery is a joint venture between MDU Resources Group, Inc. and Calumet Specialty Products Partners and will provide employment for nearly 80 people.   

May 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill.  H.R.

May 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released the revised rules for flammable liquid rail car safety.

May 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) have 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.

 

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Number of outstanding cars

Average number of days late