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I believe providing our nation’s children with an exceptional education is one of the most basic and important functions of government. We also face a sixteen trillion dollar debt along with changing technologies, which means our education system is in need of reforms at the federal level to better serve our students. Targeted reforms to funding allocation formulas and accountability requirements must be a part of this process, allowing school boards the flexibility they need to make decisions with active participation from teachers and parents.

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Sep 26, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer commended the passage today of the conference report of H.R. 6157, the Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, as well as the Continuing Appropriations Act.
Aug 24, 2017 Press Release
BISMARCK, ND – Congressman Kevin Cramer met with the North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders today in his Bismarck office.
Feb 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Kevin Cramer supported two resolutions passed by the House of Representatives today disapproving regulations infringing on the rights of states and local communities to determine their own education standards.
Dec 7, 2016 Press Release

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Jun 23, 2016 Press Release


Jonah Zimmerman discusses his artwork: 

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Apr 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer congratulated Bismarck native and North Dakota State University Bison quarterback Carson Wentz on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives this morning for being the No. 2 pick in the National Football League draft.

Wentz was chosen by the Philadelphia Eagles last night in the first round of the draft.  A transcript of Cramer’s remarks are below:

Apr 20, 2016 Press Release


April 20, 2016


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer met with Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) in his office Wednesday to settle up on the friendly wager they made on the outcome of the NCAA Hockey National Championship game in Tampa, Florida, Saturday, April 9. 

The University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks defeated the Quinnipiac University Bobcats of Hamden, Conn., to clinch their eighth national title by a score of 5 to 1.  

Apr 18, 2016 Press Release



April 13, 2016

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer offered remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today to congratulate the members and coaches of the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team on winning their eighth NCAA National Championship in Tampa, Florida, on Saturday.

Here is a transcript of Cramer’s remarks:

Mr. Speaker,

Mar 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer today congratulated Colten Birkland and Alexis Davis, students at Turtle Mountain Community High School, for being named PBS All-Stars.  They are two of 20 students in the nation to take part in a broadcast journalism workshop in Washington, D.C.

Jan 12, 2016 Press Release


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address tonight.

“While this was President Obama’s final State of the Union Address, I had hoped he would outline concrete plans to work with Congress to win the war on Islamic terrorism and defeat ISIS.  Unfortunately, the speech turned into liberal pep rally for more government spending and programs.