Senator Heitkamp Will Vote to Confirm Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorusch

Senator Heitkamp’s office issued a news release stating she’ll be supporting the President Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorusch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Her statement on the issues follows: As I said after Judge Garland was nominated and I’ve continued to say since Judge Gorsuch was nominated, one of the most important roles of a U.S.

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UND’s energy center awarded $10 million to research capturing carbon dioxide

UND’s energy center is getting a big influx of federal dollars all with the purpose of improving the environmental sustainability of our coal-fired power plants. The money will be put to work researching ways to capture the carbon by-product of energy from coal. April Baumgarten with the Grand Forks Herald has the full story on

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Heitkamp: Unaccompanied minors from South America fleeing, not migrating

Housing and Human Services is considering housing unaccompanied children immigrants at the Grand Forks Air Force Base temporarily. Senator Heitkamp is hopeful that if that path is chosen, the community will be welcoming. The Grand Forks Herald has the full story.

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News Release: Heitkamp Leads Regulation Discussion in Dickinson

Senator Heitkamp was in Dickinson this week listening to business owners talk about burdensome regulation created by government bureaucracy. The bipartisan #CutRedTape initiative was created to give those not represented by strong lobbying interests an access point to government. The full news release follows below. For more coverage, you can catch this article from the Dickinson

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NASA Awards Up to $750,000 to UND for Aerospace Research

UND Was awarded $750,000 over three years to build a research station focused on NASA’s work in Earth science, aeronautics, and deep space exploration. The funds are made available through NASA’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program, which awards Research Infrastructure Development (RID) grants every three to five years to jurisdictions to bolster

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North Dakota Congressional Delegation United in Opposition to Waters of the U.S.

Senator Hoeven, Senator Heitkamp, and Congressman Cramer all issued statements in opposition to the EPA’s new Waters of the U.S. rule. The rule, which is intended to clarify what waters fall under the jurisdiction of the EPA through the Clean Water Act, is viewed locally as a vast overreach of authority by the federal government

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Heitkamp Holds Meeting to Address State’s Infrastructure Issues

— Official News Release, Senator Heitkamp — Continuing the work through her Strong & Safe Communities Initiative, U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today joined local community leaders to discuss the importance of building and expanding roads and bridges across the state to improve safety and keep up with the increase of traffic on the roads. Joined

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Hoeven & Heitkamp Issue News Releases on Fargo Flood Diversion Federal Funding Progress

Senator’s Hoeven and Heitkamp are putting their full weight behind finding federal funding for the Fargo flood diversion project.  Both recently issued news releases highlighting their work regarding the project. Read Senator Hoeven’s News Release on Flood Protection for Fargo here. Read Senator Heitkamp’s News Release on Flood Protection for Fargo here.

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