Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the House of Representatives approved legislation forming a team to begin negotiations between Republican and Democrat leadership on government spending and the debt ceiling.
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer joined 215 Republicans and 20 Democrats to pass a critical funding bill for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the federal agency responsible for regulating the safety of foods, drugs, and medical products. The bipartisan legislation would keep funding in place for FDA operations during the current fiscal impasse.
Washington, D.C. – In a Saturday legislative session Congressman Kevin Cramer joined a bipartisan majority in the United States House of Representatives to pass a bill providing retroactive pay for all furloughed federal employees.
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer joined 221 Republicans and 22 Democrats to pass a critical funding bill for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (commonly known as WIC). The bipartisan legislation will keep funding in place for the WIC program during the federal government shutdown.
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer voted to ensure veterans services continue to be funded during the current federal government shutdown. The measure passed by the House of Representatives funds the Department of Veterans Affairs and its critical services including veterans disability payments, VA home loans, education training, and the GI bill.
BISMARCK, N.D. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced he will postpone the Coffee with Cramer discussion planned for Tuesday, October 8th in Grand Forks because of a change in the House of Representatives’ legislative calendar. The House was called to order for a Saturday session this morning and will be subject to the call of the chair for the remainder of the weekend.
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer voted to ensure inactive-duty National Guard and Reserve personnel continue to be funded during the current federal government shutdown. The measure provides continuing pay and allowances for inactive-duty National Guard and Reserve members, and allows weekend training to continue.
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer requested Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel follow existing law by ending the furlough of defense employees providing support to members of the Armed Forces, including civilians and contractors with the North Dakota National Guard.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement after the Senate failed to negotiate with the House on a funding bill, causing the federal government to shut down after midnight on September 30:
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer voted to ensure veterans services continue to be funded during the current federal government shutdown, however the measure failed due to lack of support from Democrats.