Hoeven, State, Local Officials Cut Ribbon on West Fargo Main Avenue Project

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven was joined by state and city officials today to celebrate the opening of West Fargo’s Main Avenue project, a 1.4-mile long section of roadway connecting West Fargo to Fargo.  The infrastructure upgrade was prompted by increased traffic on the route owing to economic and population growth in both communities.

The $10.1 million federal share comes from the state’s $245 million Fiscal Year 2011 U.S. Department of Transportation funding, which Senator Hoeven worked to pass.

Funding for the West Fargo Main Avenue project is as follows:

Federal                     $10.1 million

City/local                   $3.2 million

State              ...

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Hoeven Honors Deployment Guard Members, Families at Deployment Ceremony

BISMARCK, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven today joined the community in honoring members of a Bismarck-based North Dakota National Guard unit deploying soon for a mission in Afghanistan and Qatar. Hoeven commended the soldiers and their families for their service to the country and thanked them for their sacrifices at a send-off ceremony held in Bismarck.
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Hoeven Nominates 10 Students for Military Academy Appointments

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven announced today that he has nominated 10 students for appointment to our nation’s military academies. Hoeven awarded nominations to: Christine Baltezore of West Fargo and Kyson Smith of Minot for the U.S. Air Force Academy; Richard Brooks of Pembina for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy; Zachary Becker of Grand Forks, Dillon Bommersbach of Grand Forks and Tyler Young of Grand Forks for the U.S. Military Academy at West Point; and Brian Anderson of Harvey, Taylor Chavez of Minot, Shane DuBord of Fargo and Joshua Zetocha of Fargo for the U.S. Naval Academy.

“Our nation’s military academies train and educate the future leaders of our nation,” said Hoeven. “It is an honor to nominate some of our state’s best and brightest students for appointments to the U.S Air Force, Merchant Marine, Military and Naval Academies. These students excel academically, in their athletic endeavors and still find time to serve ...

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Hoeven Celebrates North Dakota's 123rd Birthday

BISMARCK, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven today congratulated North Dakota as the state marks its 123rd birthday. North Dakota became the country’s 39th state when admitted to the Union in 1889. To help mark this significant milestone in the state’s history, Hoeven encouraged citizens across North Dakota to pause to remember and celebrate North Dakota’s proud heritage.

“Today is an important milestone in North Dakota’s history, and we have much to be grateful for,” said Hoeven. “Since our state’s founding, we have been blessed with a population of hardworking and innovative people. These values have served as the bedrock of our state, guiding us through the past 123 years, helping enable us to create the strong economic climate and quality life we enjoy today. We are grateful to the previous generations of North Dakotans who worked to instill these principles that, most certainly, will continue to lead us in the years to come....

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Hoeven Tours West Fargo STEM schools

October 2012 - Senator John Hoeven visits West Fargo schools to highlight the district’s efforts to advance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education at a time when Fargo and the Red River Valley are driving an agenda for technology growth and innovation. The senator discussed legislation he is cosponsoring that will give schools more flexibility to initiate STEM-based curricula to position students for the jobs of the future....
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Novaspect Groundbreaking

October, 2012 - Senator John Hoeven, along with Novaspect Holdings Inc. chief financial officer Mike Franz and other executive team members, broke ground for Novaspect’s new facility in Mandan. The groundbreaking marks Novaspect’s ongoing efforts to expand in North Dakota. The company has held a sales presence in North Dakota since 1992 and has decided to center its first physical facility in Mandan as an effective means to best serve all regions of the state.

“This is great news for Mandan,” Hoeven said. “They’ve worked hard to attract businesses to their community. Novaspect’s expansion here shows how energy growth in our state is helping businesses beyond the Williston Basin.”

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DEJA Legislation News Conference in Bismarck

July, 2012- Senator Hoeven outlines his new legislation, the Domestic Energy and Jobs Act of 2012 (DEJA), at Tubular Transport and Logistics (TTL), a pipeline delivery company located at Bismarck?s Northern Plains Commerce Center, to underscore America?s need for robust energy infrastructure as part of a comprehensive plan to jumpstart America?s energy industry, boost the economy and create jobs for the nation....
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North Dakota Get Your Business Online

July, 2012- Senator Hoeven and Congressman Rick Berg today join representatives from Google in hosting a seminar to assist the state?s small businesses in building websites or expanding their online presence. Hoeven invited Google to North Dakota to host the event, ?North Dakota Get Your Business Online, which offers free services, tools and training to the state?s businesses. More than 60 North Dakota small businesses registered to attend....
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Hoeven Discusses Keystone Pipeline, Energy Infrastructure with Stuart Varney

On April 25, Sen. John Hoeven joins Stuart Varney to discusss his appointment to the conference committee charged with reconciling the Senate and House versions of the surface transportation reauthorization bill. The House version includes two key provisions Hoeven introduced in the Senate: the Keystone XL pipeline bill and the Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act, which will recycle coal ash.

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Hoeven Discusses Keystone XL Pipeline on Fox Business

On April 19, 2012, Senator John Hoeven discusses progress to pass legislation moving forward construction of the entire Keystone XL pipeline with Connell McShane on Fox Business Network.

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Hoeven Talks Keystone Pipeline with Lou Dobbs

On March 26, 2012, Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) discusses the importance of moving forward with the entire Keystone XL pipeline project with Lou Dobbs on Fox Business. Hoeven also welcomes Senate debate on energy policies that will help to lower gas prices and improve the nation's energy security....
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Hoeven Discusses Supreme Court Hearings on Health Care Law

On March 26, 2012, Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) joins Dagen McDowell and Connell McShane of Fox Business to discuss the start of the Supreme Court hearings on the health care law.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

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