John Hoeven

The public anger over the FCC’s vote on Net Neutrality I believe is warranted. I haven’t seen such passion in the comments on my radio show “Afternoons Live” on KFGO 790 AM like I did following the decision. People were angry not ...

During the early morning hours, Senate Republicans passed their tax bill. Along with its passage, they have now forfeited the right to specific claims in the political and governing process. Here is a brief, but ever-growing, list of things Republican ...

The procedural move to begin debate on the Republican tax bill fell along party lines yesterday afternoon. The move comes as the party solely in control of Washington D.C. tries to convince the public they know how to govern. Other ...

By Ryan Taylor, former state senator and USDA Rural Development state director; and Karen Ehrens, food, health and public policy advocate This week we had #GivingTuesday, and last week, Thanksgiving. They’re both starts to what many of us celebrate as ...

Tuesday night, Senate Republicans picked Equifax, Wells Fargo, and other Wall Street companies over working families. North Dakota’s Senator John Hoeven joined the majority to make it harder for ordinary people to band together against the abuses by big banks ...

This morning the Grand Forks Herald published an interesting editorial about paid and unpaid internships in Congress. In it, they make the argument that internships should be paid because it costs these young adults about $6,000 in expenses to take the ...

Here they go again. Governor Doug Burgum and Senator John Hoeven hosted a meeting in North Dakota and then closed the doors behind them. They banned the public and press from attending. The meeting was about the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion which ...

The last minute, strictly partisan push by Senate Republicans has seemingly ruined bipartisan efforts to stabilize health care. Senate Republicans are hoping to get to 51 votes by September 30th so they can repeal and replace parts of Obamacare and ...

Republicans in the U.S. Senate are quietly inching closer to repealing and replacing Obamacare. The last-ditch effort comes after failed attempts earlier this summer. According to reports, the latest version already has 49 GOP votes and only needs one more ...

A nonpartisan research group, The Road Information Program, estimates that one-third of North Dakota roads are in mediocre/fair or poor condition, and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) estimates that half of our state’s bridges are in fair/poor condition. The ...