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Dalrymple: North Dakota to fight proposed EPA emission rules
BISMARCK –- North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple vowed Wednesday to use “every tool available,” including potential legal action, to fight the federal government’s proposed tightening of emission standards for power plants and petroleum refineries.
Thursday, April, 17, 2014 - Forum News Service, INFORUM - First News

Klobuchar, Heitkamp in Mexico to discuss joint efforts to fight sex trafficking, heroin epidemic
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar is leading a delegation to Mexico with U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp to discuss joint efforts to fight sex trafficking and the growing heroin epidemic. Klobuchar and Heitkamp will be joined on their three-day trip by Cindy McCain, who co-chairs the Arizona Governor's Task Force on Human Trafficking.
Monday, April, 14, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Local lawmakers look to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act
Local lawmakers are looking to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. A piece of legislation that builds on the Equal Pay act, which was passed more than 50 years ago.
Tuesday, April, 08, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Heitkamp proposes new legislation to provide assistance to schools to upgrade kitchens
Nearly $20,000 in upgrades need to come to school kitchens across the state, that according to the U-S Department of Agriculture.
Friday, April, 04, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Heitkamp invited to senate subcommittee hearing on rail safety
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been invited to participate in a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing next week to examine the level of federal resources that are needed to keep our railways safe for passengers and communities.
Thursday, April, 03, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Child welfare on Indian reservations was topic of the day in Washington
The safety of children on the Spirit Lake Reservation was in the national spotlight Wednesday. The tribal chairman spent the day in Washington testifying in support of stricter standards for relative care and foster homes on reservations.
Thursday, April, 03, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Rail safety concerns prompt multi-state training center idea for Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS -- Prompted by rail safety concerns, Grand Forks city leaders are in the early stages of possibly expanding the local first responders training center to have a wider, multi-state regional scope.
Tuesday, April, 01, 2014 - Charly Haley, Grand Forks Herald - First News

Grand Forks considers emergency training center
Prompted by rail safety concerns, Grand Forks city leaders are in the early stages of possibly expanding the local first responders training center to have a wider, multi-state regional scope.
Monday, March, 31, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

‘Family reunion’ for Dorgan, Conrad and Pomeroy at Democratic-NPL convention
FARGO – The travel schedules aren’t as demanding, and they have more time to spend with their families. But all three members of “Team North Dakota” remain involved in public policy advocacy in Washington.
Friday, March, 28, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

'Team North Dakota' reuniting at Democratic-NPL convention in Fargo
FARGO –- The travel schedules aren’t as demanding, and they have more time to spend with their families. But all three members of “Team North Dakota” remain involved in public policy advocacy in Washington.
Friday, March, 28, 2014 - Patrick Springer, INFORUM - First News

Sen. Hoeven introduces bill to help insure safety of foster children on Native American tribes
Senator John Hoeven introduced a bill to help ensure the safety of foster children on Native American tribes.
Friday, March, 28, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Casselton fire chief set to testify to Congress
FARGO -- The fire chief of an eastern North Dakota town who led the response to a fiery train derailment is scheduled to testify before Congress.
Tuesday, March, 25, 2014 - Associated Press - First News

N.D. housing authorities to receive $2 million in HUD capital funds
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded nearly $2 million to 15 housing authorities in North Dakota, the state’s congressional delegation announced Friday.
Saturday, March, 22, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

Sen. Heitkamp visits Red River High School to discuss human trafficking
Senator Heidi Heitkamp spent the afternoon at Red River High School. The topic of conversation, human trafficking. In Novemeber, Heitkamp introduced bipartisan legislation to crack down on sex trafficking.
Thursday, March, 20, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Hoeven, Canadian ambassador Doer stress need for Keystone XL, energy independence
BISMARCK -– Canada’s ambassador to the United States joined U.S. Sen. John Hoeven here Wednesday in making a renewed push for the Keystone XL pipeline that awaits President Barack Obama’s approval, promoting it as key to achieving energy independence and security.
Thursday, March, 20, 2014 - By Mike Nowatzki - First News

Heitkamp co-hosts first Small Business Innovations Summit
North Dakota ranks near the top of the list economically, but that isn't stopping small businesses from sharing ways to keep growing.
Wednesday, March, 19, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Heitkamp says bill would preserve Native languages
BISMARCK -- U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says a recently introduced bill to help preserve Native American languages would benefit at least three tribes in North Dakota.
Tuesday, March, 18, 2014 - Associated Press - First News

North Dakota and Minnesota lawmakers say BNSF needs to step up to prevent future rail accidents
With two train derailments within five days in both North Dakota and Minnesota, lawmakers say Burlington Northern Santa Fe needs to step up and prevent future rail accidents. Legislators say there needs to be a balance between moving rail cars safely, while catching up with a shipping backlog.
Wednesday, March, 12, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Heitkamp Calls on U.S. Postal Service to Make Needed Service Changes in North Dakota
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp called on the U.S. Postal Service to make needed changes to address strong concerns expressed by North Dakotans about their mail service and standards.
Friday, March, 07, 2014 - WDAZ - News

North Dakota lawmakers push for safer ways to transport oil by rail
North Dakota lawmakers are pushing for safer ways to transport oil by rail. Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Senator John Hoveven attended a hearing in Washington to strengthen safety standards.
Thursday, March, 06, 2014 - WDAZ - News

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