Yearly Archives: 2016
North Dakota Man Convicted of Government Property Theft
A North Dakota resident was convicted today in connection with the theft of copper wire from Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Christopher Myers of the District of North Dakota
HOEVEN ISSUES STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF EMERGENCY COMMISSION ACTION APPROVING AN ADDITIONAL $4 MILLION...
Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement in response to the North Dakota Emergency Commission’s approval of another $4 million loan to support law enforcement efforts to keep the peace during the Dakota Access Pipeline protests:
Heitkamp Announces over $22 Million in Federal Funding to Help ND Seniors, Families, and...
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp announced more than $22 million in federal assistance to help low-income North Dakota families, seniors, and folks in Native American communities heat their homes this winter season
HOUSING INCENTIVE FUND FULLY CAPITALIZED
The North Dakota Industrial Commission announced today that the state’s Housing Incentive Fund (HIF) has been fully capitalized for the biennium. The program relies on taxpayer support to provide low-cost financing to developers of affordable rental housing
Heitkamp Announces Federal Funding for Transitional Housing Program at CVIC in Grand Forks
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced $350,000 in federal funding for transitional housing programs at the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC) in Grand Forks.
HOEVEN ANNOUNCES $350,000 DOJ GRANT TO HELP VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE
Senator John Hoeven, a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded $350,000 to the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC) in Grand Forks. CVIC will use the funds to provide support services and housing for victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault
BILL INCLUDES HOEVEN PROVISIONS TO ENABLE LAKE TSCHIDA TRAILERS TO REMAIN, LIMITS FEES FOR...
Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). The legislation includes Hoeven provisions that will benefit North Dakota and the nation. Hoeven Amendment Enables Trailer Home Owners to Remain on Lake Tschida
HOEVEN ANNOUNCES $140,000 FOR RURAL HOUSING REPAIR AND REHABILITATION
Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee and Agriculture Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded two grants totaling $140,000 for the repair and rehabilitation of low-income housing in rural North Dakota. The Souris Basin Planning Council and the Turtle Mountain Housing authority have each received $70,000, made available through the USDA’s Housing Preservation Grant program
Heitkamp Announces Federal Funding to Sustain Affordable Rural Housing
Senator Heidi Heitkamp announced two federal grants totaling $140,000 to help rural communities modernize, repair, and improve safety and quality to make housing more affordable for rural North Dakotans. “For too many rural families, particularly those with lower incomes, home repairs and updates are often out of reach,” said Heitkamp. “When badly needed maintenance goes unaddressed families can end up facing more costly repairs down the road, or risk living in unsafe conditions. North Dakota families deserve better – and this federal funding will help make sure folks in rural communities can make the repairs they need to preserve a safe place to call home.”
HOEVEN ANNOUNCES $911K GRANT TO PREVENT VETERAN HOMELESSNESS IN NORTH DAKOTA
Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Veterans Affairs, today announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded $911,497 to the Community Action Partnership (CAP) of North Dakota to help veterans and their families secure or remain in permanent housing. The funds are made available through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program and will enable CAP to provide services such as outreach, case management and assistance obtaining VA and other benefits