Senator John Hoeven February 2017 eNewsletter


2017-02-27 17:17:47
<outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/view_newsletter_setup.aspx Quorum_hoeven-iq%2501106438%2501Senator%2bJohn%2bHoeven%2bFebruary%2b201 7%2beNewsletter%250113959.6923264.5372950.7050030%2501hoeven%2540unityfe ed.com%2501Mr.%2bFeed%2501Mr.%2bUnity%2bFeed%2501%2501> <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/view_newsletter_setup.aspx _text=Y&link=Quorum_hoeven-iq%2501106438%2501Senator%2bJohn%2bHoeven%2bF ebruary%2b2017%2beNewsletter%250113959.6923264.5372950.7050030%2501hoeve n%2540unityfeed.com%2501Mr.%2bFeed%2501Mr.%2bUnity%2bFeed%2501%2501> <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.hoeven.senate.gov%2f&redir_log=905931305342209> Official Site <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.hoeven.senate.gov%2f&redir_log=905931305342209> | Contact Me <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.hoeven.senate.gov%2fcontact&redir_log=64085419032263> | Services <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.hoeven.senate.gov%2fserving-you&redir_log=819910522734292> | News <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.hoeven.senate.gov%2fnews&redir_log=949374865621241> <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.facebook.com%2fSenatorJohnHoeven&redir_log=221489867629299> <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2ftwitter.com%2fSenJohnHoeven&redir_log=747736938467234> <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.instagram.com%2fsenjohnhoeven%2f&redir_log=130671795341285> <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.youtube.com%2fuser%2fSenatorJohnHoevenND&redir_log=02286058452233 9> February 24, 2017 Dear Friends: The 115th Congress is well underway and we've already started to roll back one-size-fits-all government regulations that don't work for North Dakota like the Stream Buffer Rule <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.hoeven.senate.gov%2fnews%2fnews-releases%2fhoeven-senate-passes-r esolution-to-repeal-stream-buffer-rule%2520&redir_log=722421863107780> We continue to focus on the fundamentals like reforming the tax code, and finding savings to reduce the national debt, as well as supporting our farmers and ranchers, empowering our nation's energy development and supporting our military and veterans. I appreciated the opportunity to meet with North Dakotans around our state this past week to discuss our work and to get feedback on important issues that face our state. In Dickinson <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.hoeven.senate.gov%2fnews%2fnews-releases%2fhoeven-working-to-redu ce-regulatory-burden-support-ag-and-energy-industries&redir_log=51435462 978879> , we met with community and business leaders at an economic development meeting. I outlined to Patterson Lake homeowners <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.hoeven.senate.gov%2fnews%2fnews-releases%2fhoeven-legislation-wil l-enable-homeowners-to-purchase-their-lots-at-patterson-lake&redir_log=3 23997311133925> our legislation enabling them to purchase their lots. We met with local and emergency preparedness officials in northeastern North Dakota <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.hoeven.senate.gov%2fnews%2fnews-releases%2fhoeven-leads-tour-meet ing-to-review-flood-risk-coordinate-mitigation-efforts-in-northeastern-n orth-dakota&redir_log=688543994071090> to prepare for potential flooding in these communities. We also were in Mandan <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.hoeven.senate.gov%2fnews%2fnews-releases%2fhoeven-gathers-input-f or-2018-farm-bill-reviews-research-at-usda-facility-in-mandan&redir_log= 190078703467914> to gather input from local producers and agriculture researchers to help us as we begin to craft the next farm bill. You can more read about these happenings below. In closing, we thank the local and state law enforcement who have been patient and conducted themselves with the utmost professionalism in their handling of protests near the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline. As clean-up of the site continues, we continue working to ensure we have the necessary resources to clear the site before spring flooding. Sincerely, <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/Quorum_hoeven-iq/Sig_T rans2.jpg> U.S. Senator John Hoeven _____ Flood Review Meeting and Tour Hoeven Leads Tour, Meeting to Review Flood Risk Senator Hosts U.S. Army Corps, FEMA, State and Local Officials in Drayton to Review Potential Flooding and Kick-Start Flood Mitigation Efforts in Northeastern North Dakota DRAYTON, N.D. � Senator John Hoeven led a tour and meeting in Drayton with federal, state and local officials to help communities in northeastern North Dakota and the Devil's Lake Basin prepare for potential spring flooding. "The National Weather Service's (NWS) recent flood outlook showed a significant threat of flooding across the state, with the highest threat in this region and record water levels possible for Devils Lake. The rebuilding and flood preparation work we have done drive home the importance of building comprehensive flood control for communities across our state. I brought officials from the Corps and FEMA, to connect our communities' leaders with the right federal officials to mitigate flooding risks and protect lives and property." Click here to read more <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.hoeven.senate.gov%2fnews%2fnews-releases%2fhoeven-leads-tour-meet ing-to-review-flood-risk-coordinate-mitigation-efforts-in-northeastern-n orth-dakota&redir_log=688543994071090> . <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/Quorum_hoeven-iq/Drayt onFloodMeeting.png> Hoeven (far left) hosts a meeting in Drayton to discuss potential spring flooding. _____ Repealing Stream Buffer Rule President Signs Bill Repealing Stream Buffer Rule Senator Cosponsored Bipartisan CRA Resolution to Rescind One-Size-Fits-All Regulation WASHINGTON � The President signed into law bipartisan legislation that Senator John Hoeven cosponsored to repeal the Stream Buffer Rule under the Congressional Review Act (CRA). "We are pleased that the President has signed into law our legislation to stop the Stream Buffer Rule, a one-size-fits-all regulation that threatened to eliminate thousands of mining jobs, decrease state tax revenues and impose higher prices on consumers. I look forward to working with the new administration to continue rolling back burdensome and duplicative regulations and advance a states-first regulatory approach." Click here to read more <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.hoeven.senate.gov%2fnews%2fnews-releases%2fhoeven-senate-passes-r esolution-to-repeal-stream-buffer-rule%2520&redir_log=722421863107780> <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/Quorum_hoeven-iq/PresS igningStreamBuffer.jpg> Hoeven joins President Trump and others at a signing ceremony of bill repealing Stream Buffer Rule. _____ Patterson Lake Legislation Hoeven Legislation Will Enable Homeowners to Purchase Their Lots at Patterson Lake Also Transfers All Federal Lands Managed by Dickinson Parks and Recreation to Park Department DICKINSON, N.D. � At a meeting of the Patterson Lake Homeowners Association, Senator John Hoeven outlined legislation he introduced last week to enable homeowners to purchase their lots at Patterson Lake from the federal government. The measure also transfers ownership of all federal lands managed by the Dickinson Parks and Recreation Department to the Parks Department. "These house lots and recreational lands have been developed and maintained by homeowners and the Dickinson Parks and Recreation Department for generations. It's long past time that they be able to fully enjoy their homes and property and be recognized as a true residential community." Click here to read more <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.hoeven.senate.gov%2fnews%2fnews-releases%2fhoeven-legislation-wil l-enable-homeowners-to-purchase-their-lots-at-patterson-lake%2520&redir_ log=981550620041934> . <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/Quorum_hoeven-iq/Patte rsonLakeMeeting.jpg> Hoeven discusses with Patterson Lake homeowners his legislation to enable them to buy their lots. _____ Tour and Meeting at Mandan USDA Research Facility Hoeven Reviews Research at USDA Facility in Mandan Senator Gathers Input for 2018 Farm Bill and for Ag Research Priorities MANDAN, N.D. � Senator John Hoeven, who oversees funding for agriculture research as chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, reviewed agriculture research at the USDA research lab in Mandan and gathered input from local producers. "The agriculture research being conducted in North Dakota will help our producers to increase crop yields, prevent disease, and improve soil health to enable our farmers and ranchers to overcome challenges and produce the food we need to feed the world. We're gathering input on research funding priorities for our agriculture appropriations bill and for priorities to include in next farm bill in 2018."Click here to read more <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx en-iq&crop=13959.6923264.5372950.7050030&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f %2fwww.hoeven.senate.gov%2fnews%2fnews-releases%2fhoeven-gathers-input-f or-2018-farm-bill-reviews-research-at-usda-facility-in-mandan&redir_log= 190078703467914> . <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/Quorum_hoeven-iq/Manda nUSDATour.png> Hoeven tours the USDA research station in Mandan. 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February 24, 2017

Dear Friends:

The 115th Congress is well underway and we've already started to roll back one-size-fits-all government regulations that don't work for North Dakota like the . We continue to focus on the fundamentals like reforming the tax code, and finding savings to reduce the national debt, as well as supporting our farmers and ranchers, empowering our nation’s energy development and supporting our military and veterans.

I appreciated the opportunity to meet with North Dakotans around our state this past week to discuss our work and to get feedback on important issues that face our state. In , we met with community and business leaders at an economic development meeting. I outlined to our legislation enabling them to purchase their lots. We met with local and emergency preparedness officials in to prepare for potential flooding in these communities. We also were in  to gather input from local producers and agriculture researchers to help us as we begin to craft the next farm bill. You can more read about these happenings below.

In closing, we thank the local and state law enforcement who have been patient and conducted themselves with the utmost professionalism in their handling of protests near the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline. As clean-up of the site continues, we continue working to ensure we have the necessary resources to clear the site before spring flooding.

Sincerely,

U.S. Senator John Hoeven


Flood Review Meeting and Tour

Hoeven Leads Tour, Meeting to Review Flood Risk
Senator Hosts U.S. Army Corps, FEMA, State and Local Officials in Drayton to Review Potential Flooding and Kick-Start Flood Mitigation Efforts in Northeastern North Dakota

DRAYTON, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven led a tour and meeting in Drayton with federal, state and local officials to help communities in northeastern North Dakota and the Devil’s Lake Basin prepare for potential spring flooding. 

“The National Weather Service’s (NWS) recent flood outlook showed a significant threat of flooding across the state, with the highest threat in this region and record water levels possible for Devils Lake. The rebuilding and flood preparation work we have done drive home the importance of building comprehensive flood control for communities across our state. I brought officials from the Corps and FEMA, to connect our communities’ leaders with the right federal officials to mitigate flooding risks and protect lives and property.” .


Hoeven (far left) hosts a meeting in Drayton to discuss potential spring flooding.


Repealing Stream Buffer Rule

President Signs Bill Repealing Stream Buffer Rule
Senator Cosponsored Bipartisan CRA Resolution to Rescind One-Size-Fits-All Regulation

WASHINGTON – The President signed into law bipartisan legislation that Senator John Hoeven cosponsored to repeal the Stream Buffer Rule under the Congressional Review Act (CRA).

“We are pleased that the President has signed into law our legislation to stop the Stream Buffer Rule, a one-size-fits-all regulation that threatened to eliminate thousands of mining jobs, decrease state tax revenues and impose higher prices on consumers. I look forward to working with the new administration to continue rolling back burdensome and duplicative regulations and advance a states-first regulatory approach." .


Hoeven joins President Trump and others at a signing ceremony of bill repealing Stream Buffer Rule.


 Patterson Lake Legislation

Hoeven Legislation Will Enable Homeowners to Purchase Their Lots at Patterson Lake
Also Transfers All Federal Lands Managed by Dickinson Parks and Recreation to Park Department

DICKINSON, N.D. – At a meeting of the Patterson Lake Homeowners Association, Senator John Hoeven outlined legislation he introduced last week to enable homeowners to purchase their lots at Patterson Lake from the federal government. The measure also transfers ownership of all federal lands managed by the Dickinson Parks and Recreation Department to the Parks Department.

“These house lots and recreational lands have been developed and maintained by homeowners and the Dickinson Parks and Recreation Department for generations. It’s long past time that they be able to fully enjoy their homes and property and be recognized as a true residential community.” .


Hoeven discusses with Patterson Lake homeowners his legislation to enable them to buy their lots.


Tour and Meeting at Mandan USDA Research Facility

Hoeven Reviews Research at USDA Facility in Mandan
Senator Gathers Input for 2018 Farm Bill and for Ag Research Priorities

MANDAN, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven, who oversees funding for agriculture research as chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, reviewed agriculture research at the USDA research lab in Mandan and gathered input from local producers.

“The agriculture research being conducted in North Dakota will help our producers to increase crop yields, prevent disease, and improve soil health to enable our farmers and ranchers to overcome challenges and produce the food we need to feed the world. We’re gathering input on research funding priorities for our agriculture appropriations bill and for priorities to include in next farm bill in 2018.”.


Hoeven tours the USDA research station in Mandan.

 
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