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Drug crime soaring in North Dakota

Drug crime soaring in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D., July 16 (UPI) --More federal drug enforcement agents are needed in western North Dakota, the heart of the state's oil boom, Sen. John Hoeven said.
Daniel J. Graeber
Murkowski wary of Keystone XL oversell

Murkowski wary of Keystone XL oversell

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) --While bipartisan leaders in a Senate committee passed a bill in support of Keystone XL, Sen. Lisa Murkowski warned against overselling the win.
Daniel J. Graeber
North Dakota hits 1 million bpd mark for first time

North Dakota hits 1 million bpd mark for first time

BISMARCK, N.D., June 18 (UPI) --By reaching 1 million barrels of oil per day, North Dakota has cemented itself as a cornerstone of the U.S. shale success story, U.S. Sen. John Hoeven said.
Daniel J. Graeber
More inspections needed for oil trains, senator says

More inspections needed for oil trains, senator says

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) --More inspections are needed to ensure oil delivered on the U.S. rail network is safe, Sen. John Hoeven of North Dakota said.
Daniel J. Graeber
Keystone XL bill backed by Big Oil, group says

Keystone XL bill backed by Big Oil, group says

WASHINGTON, May 2 (UPI) -- U.S. senators who drafted legislation in support of the Keystone XL oil pipeline received $21 million from the oil industry, an advocacy group says.
Daniel J. Graeber
U.S. lax on rail safety, Nebraska says

U.S. lax on rail safety, Nebraska says

CASSELTON, N.D., April 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. federal government isn't meeting its obligations when it comes to the safety of transporting crude oil by rail, North Dakota legislators said.
Daniel J. Graeber
Less flaring of gas to help allies, Hoeven says

Less flaring of gas to help allies, Hoeven says

WILLISTON, N.D., April 23 (UPI) -- North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven said a reduction in the flaring of natural gas could potentially help U.S. allies with their energy needs.
Daniel J. Graeber
LNG answer to European energy woes, Hoeven says

LNG answer to European energy woes, Hoeven says

OSLO, Norway, April 16 (UPI) -- The United States can help allay European energy security fears by making more liquefied natural gas available, U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said from Oslo.
Daniel J. Graeber
N.D. Sen. Hoeven gets tough on rail safety

N.D. Sen. Hoeven gets tough on rail safety

WASHINGTON, April 10 (UPI) -- The Department of Transportation needs new standards for rail cars carrying crude oil, and more action to prevent derailments, North Dakota's Sen. Hoeven said.
Daniel J. Graeber
North Dakota's Hoeven calls for rail safety funding

North Dakota's Hoeven calls for rail safety funding

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- With U.S. railways carrying more crude oil, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., says more funding is needed for improved rail inspections.
Daniel J. Graeber
Murkowski leads effort to push Keystone XL pipeline, LNG exports

Murkowski leads effort to push Keystone XL pipeline, LNG exports

April 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski unveiled a measure that would facilitate the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline and fast-track liquefied natural gas exports.
Daniel J. Graeber
Learn energy lessons from Ukraine, North Dakota Sen. says

Learn energy lessons from Ukraine, North Dakota Sen. says

March 28 (UPI) -- Energy security threats in Eastern Europe are indicative of how important it is for North America to develop its own reserves, a North Dakota senator said.
Daniel J. Graeber
Pass Keystone for security's sake, supporters say

Pass Keystone for security's sake, supporters say

March 27 (UPI) -- Bipartisan leaders from Northern Plains states joined the oil industry in calling for approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline for national security's sake.
Daniel J. Graeber
Northern Plains senators push bill to utilize U.S. natural gas

Northern Plains senators push bill to utilize U.S. natural gas

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- North Dakota and Wyoming senators said a bill they've introduced will make it easier for energy companies to make use of natural gas deposits.
North Dakota's Hoeven grills BNSF boss on safety

North Dakota's Hoeven grills BNSF boss on safety

BISMARCK, N.D., March 12 (UPI) -- North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven said during talks with BNSF Railway his constituents in the oil-rich state were "rightly concerned" about rail safety.
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John Henry Hoeven III (born March 13, 1957) is the junior United States Senator from North Dakota. He is a member of the North Dakota Republican Party. He is expected to become the state's senior senator when Kent Conrad retires from the Senate in January 2013.

Hoeven served as the 31st Governor of North Dakota, serving from December 15, 2000 to December 7, 2010. He was the longest-serving current Governor in the United States at the time of his resignation.

Prior to his election to the Governor's office, Hoeven served as the President of the nation's only state-owned bank, the Bank of North Dakota, from 1993 to 2000. Hoeven was elected to the U.S. Senate in the November 2, 2010 general election. He replaced now-former Sen. Byron L. Dorgan, North Dakota's junior senator, who chose not to seek re-election.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "John Hoeven."
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