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Jan 28, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to establish a statutory prohibition on federal funding for abortion.

Jan 27, 2014 Press Release

BISMARCK, N.D. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer responded to reports of excessive regulatory fines being imposed on small farming operations by calling on U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez to cease such action.

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Jan 15, 2014 Press Release

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.

Jan 14, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced he will launch the second year of his Coffee with Cramer series in Stanley on Tuesday, January 21. Along with taking questions on any issue from attendees, Cramer will discuss current legislative activity in Congress and its implications for North Dakota. The event is open to the public.

Jan 13, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Representatives Kevin Cramer and Bill Owens (NY-21), co-chairmen of the Northern Border Caucus, called on the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the Federal Railroad Administration to increase their efforts toward improved rail transportation safety.

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Jan 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation requiring the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to notify individuals in the event their personal information stored in the Obamacare exchange is stolen or unlawfully accessed.

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Jan 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation granting states increased authority over hazardous waste disposal under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).

Jan 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer continued his efforts to halt devastating new coal regulations which would affect 17,000 jobs, $3.5 billion in economic impact, and $100 million in tax revenue provided by the lignite coal industry in North Dakota.

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Jan 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today in a hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee Congressman Kevin Cramer questioned the Assistant Inspector General of Investigations, Robert Knox, on his findings regarding the Obama Administration’s ongoing rewrite of coal mining regulation which would harm the job markets and economies of 22 states including North Dakota.

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Jan 8, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer spoke to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, urging him to expedite the release of new rules for rail cars. The U.S.

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