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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on the Environment and the Economy held a Thursday hearing on coal ash management. The subcommittee examined the final coal ash rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency last month, and discussed the continued need for legislation to provide regulatory certainty and protect jobs. Congressman Kevin Cramer is a member of the subcommittee, and questioned two panels of witnesses at the hearing.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Kevin Cramer’s bill to authorize the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. H.R. 3, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act, passed on a bipartisan majority with 238 Republicans and 28 Democrats voting in favor.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer issued the following statement after the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled to uphold the route of the Keystone XL pipeline:
Putting Jobs First, Keystone Pipeline Among First Votes for New Congress
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer voted with a bipartisan majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass an omnibus spending bill to keep the government running through September 30, 2015. The bill funds 11 of the 12 annual Appropriations bills through September 30. The 12th Appropriations bill, funding the Department of Homeland Security, is given a temporary extension through February 27, 2015 to give the new Congress leverage to influence immigration policy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – It was announced last month Congressman Kevin Cramer will serve on the coveted Energy and Commerce Committee during the 114th Congress. Today, Committee Chairman Fred Upton announced Cramer’s subcommittee assignments as follows: Communications and Technology, Environment and the Economy, and Oversight and Investigations.
"I am pleased to serve on these three important Subcommittees in the next Congress. Some of the most crucial issues facing North Dakota and our nation will be debated in their hearings and meetings," said Cramer.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Legislation to promote new manufacturing and job growth has passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. Congressman Kevin Cramer voted for the Promoting New Manufacturing Act, which will boost manufacturing by increasing transparency in permitting at the federal level.
BISMARCK, N.D. – Today Chairman of U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton announced Congressman Kevin Cramer will serve on the coveted committee for the 114th Congress. The Energy and Commerce Committee is among the most powerful in Congress, having the broadest jurisdiction of any congressional authorizing committee.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill cosponsored by Congressman Kevin Cramer to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to base its regulations on scientific data that is public. The Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 requires the EPA to make publically available any scientific information it uses to propose, finalize, or disseminate regulations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill cosponsored by Congressman Kevin Cramer to reform the Science Advisory Board (SAB), which plays a crucial role in reviewing the scientific foundation of regulatory decisions by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Shortcomings in the SAB have been widely reported, including a lack of public participation during meetings, the exclusion of state and private sector expertise, and a potential conflict of interest with the EPA.