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Jul 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The controversial Waters of the U.S. rule was the subject of a Congressional hearing today. During the hearing of the Science, Space and Technology Committee, Congressman Kevin Cramer questioned U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Administrator Robert Perciasepe on the agency’s actions in pursuit of the rule.

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Jul 8, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) have publicly filed their second weekly status updates on the backlog in grain shipments, Congressman Kevin Cramer said today.

Jul 2, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the Red River of the North Basin will receive up to $50 million in targeted funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Over the next five years, funds will be used to minimize flooding through water retention, increase soil health and water quality, and improve wildlife habitats.

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Jul 1, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer encouraged the National Corn Growers Association to host its National Agricultural Genomics Center on the campus of North Dakota State University.

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Jul 1, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and BNSF Railway have publicly filed their first weekly status updates on the backlog in grain shipments as required by a decision last week by the Surface Transportation Board (STB), Congressman Kevin Cramer said today.

Jun 26, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the U.S. House of Representatives has passed three bipartisan pieces of legislation this week aimed at lowering fuel prices and promoting American energy security. Cramer was a cosponsor of all three bills.

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Jun 26, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer welcomed the North Dakota winner of the 2014 Congressional Art Competition, Alizjah Swenson, to Washington, D.C. for the unveiling of her painting in the U.S. Capitol Building.

Jun 24, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer led an oversight hearing of the U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs to examine child protection and the justice system on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. Cramer requested the hearing to address child abuse, rape, and assault cases which have plagued Spirit Lake Reservation.

Jun 23, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) will begin requiring Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and BNSF Railway to publicly file their plans to resolve backlogs of grain cars and provide weekly status updates, Congressman Kevin Cramer announced today. The order comes as service problems persist for agriculture producers in North Dakota.

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Jun 23, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the witness list for the upcoming oversight hearing on child protection and the justice system on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. The U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will hold the hearing at 2:00pm Eastern on Tuesday, June 24th in Washington, D.C.

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