I believe providing our nation’s children with an exceptional education is one of the most basic and important functions of government. We also face a sixteen trillion dollar debt along with changing technologies, which means our education system is in need of reforms at the federal level to better serve our students. Targeted reforms to funding allocation formulas and accountability requirements must be a part of this process, allowing school boards the flexibility they need to make decisions with active participation from teachers and parents.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer congratulated Bismarck native and North Dakota State University Bison quarterback Carson Wentz on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives this morning for being the No. 2 pick in the National Football League draft.
Wentz was chosen by the Philadelphia Eagles last night in the first round of the draft. A transcript of Cramer’s remarks are below:
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April 20, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer met with Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) in his office Wednesday to settle up on the friendly wager they made on the outcome of the NCAA Hockey National Championship game in Tampa, Florida, Saturday, April 9.
The University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks defeated the Quinnipiac University Bobcats of Hamden, Conn., to clinch their eighth national title by a score of 5 to 1.
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April 13, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer offered remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today to congratulate the members and coaches of the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team on winning their eighth NCAA National Championship in Tampa, Florida, on Saturday.
Here is a transcript of Cramer’s remarks:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address tonight.
“While this was President Obama’s final State of the Union Address, I had hoped he would outline concrete plans to work with Congress to win the war on Islamic terrorism and defeat ISIS. Unfortunately, the speech turned into liberal pep rally for more government spending and programs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement previewing President Obama’s State of the Union Address tonight.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced today the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 2029, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016. The bill provides $1.149 trillion to fund the federal government through September 30, 2016. This includes $548 billion in defense spending, $73.7 billion in the Overseas Contingency Operations Fund, and $518 billion in non-defense spending. It complies with the budget caps established by H.R.