BISMARCK, N.D. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced he will host a Coffee with Cramer event in Devils Lake on May 13. Along with taking questions on any issue from attendees, Cramer will discuss current legislative activity in Washington and its implications for North Dakota. The public is encouraged to attend.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer voted in favor of a Fiscal Year 2015 funding bill to increase funding for veterans programs by $1.5 billion above last year’s level.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer introduced legislation to create uniform standards for the placement of Native American children into foster homes. The Native American Children’s Safety Act finally implements an across-the-board minimum protection for children placed in foster care under the direction of a tribal court.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A package of four legislative reforms to the Endangered Species Act (ESA), each cosponsored by Congressman Kevin Cramer, advanced in the House Committee on Natural Resources today. The legislation aims to improve the ESA, which has not been updated since 1988 and has a species recovery rate of one percent.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Cramer became the second North Dakotan to receive the prestigious Golden Spike Award in a National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) ceremony yesterday. NARP honored Congressman Kevin Cramer for his strong support of passenger trains and transit, both locally and across the United States.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer received an update on fertilizer shipments from BNSF Railway Executive Chairman Matt Rose. Cramer and Rose met to discuss ongoing delays in the movement of agriculture products by rail in North Dakota.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced he will hold a roundtable in Williston to discuss human trafficking concerns in the region. Cramer will be joined at the roundtable by Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) and North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. The event is open to the public.
*Due to overwhelming response, the location for this event has changed*
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) will launch two new grant programs totaling $3 million to expand services to victims of sexual assault and support prosecutorial efforts.
BISMARCK, N.D. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer urged U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman to ensure full market access for agriculture products is included in any Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. Cramer said market access for farm commodities must be a top national priority in U.S. trade policy.