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May 24, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer voted in favor of a bill to restore market-based principles to federal student loan interest rates, while preventing the rate for subsidized Stafford loans from doubling on July 1, 2013.

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May 22, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer voted in favor of three bills to support military veterans with improved services, and a fourth bill awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to a World War II service unit.

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May 16, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture has approved the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act of 2013.

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May 10, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer introduced the Director of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, Lynn Helms, as a witness during a hearing on hydraulic fracturing.

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May 1, 2013 Press Release


Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer expressed concern regarding the potential relaxation of current broadcasting decency standards in a letter with several colleagues to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Apr 30, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer, Senator John Hoeven, and Congressional staff were briefed by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) officials on a new study finding the amount of recoverable oil in the Williston Basin to be more than double the previous estimate.

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Apr 26, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp and Congressman Kevin Cramer today called on President Barack Obama to approve the State of North Dakota’s request for an emergency declaration to enhance the state’s preparations for possible spring flooding.
Apr 24, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Speaks at Committee Meeting, Sends Letter to NEPA Coordinator
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer continued to demand approval of the Keystone XL pipeline as he voted with the majority of his colleagues in the House Committee on Natural Resources to pass the Northern Route Approval Act. The bill, co-sponsored by Cramer, will now be considered by the full House of Representatives. It allows completion of the Keystone XL pipeline on the merits of existing study, and without approval from President Obama.
Apr 24, 2013 Press Release
Bill Seeks to Improve Efficiency of Processing Oil and Natural Gas Permits
Washington, D.C. – The first bill introduced by Congressman Kevin Cramer passed the House Committee on Natural Resources today. H.R. 767 will allow the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) field office in Dickinson, North Dakota to participate in a Pilot Project which intends to improve the efficiency of processing oil and natural gas permits.
Apr 24, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a $207,000 grant to the University of North Dakota for continuing research on the West Nile virus.
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