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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Mayor Barney and City Manager in Washington to Meet ND Congressional Leaders

Minot’s leadership is in Washington today to meet with Senator’s Hoeven, Heitkamp, and Representative Cramer. The goal of the meetings, bring our elected officials up to speed on the needs of Minot regarding flood protection and status of our application for HUD dollars.

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$2 Million in Federal Funding to Help North Dakota Homeless

Senator Heitkamp announced more than $2 million in funding for organizations that fight against homeless causes. The full news release follows, but here’s the quick breakdown by city: Fargo – $1,176,967, Bismarck – $686,170, Grand Forks – $242,755, Dickinson – $37,599, Minot – $30,000. — Official News Release, Senator Heitkamp — U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced more

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Sen. Heitkamp joins teachers for discussion on education

Senator Heitkamp joined teachers from around the state for a roundtable discussion on education. Get the recap from WDAY in Fargo.

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Senator Heitkamp Talks Minot Airforce Base Issues

Senator Heitkamp met with Minot’s Taskforce 21 to discuss the importance of MAFB’s missions and other issues facing the base. Get some recap coverage and commentary from KX News here. Read the full news release from Senator Heitkamp’s office below. — Official News Release, Senator Heitkamp — During a meeting today with Minot’s Task Force

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