WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer welcomed the news the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded the City of Minot a grant in the amount of $6,093,613.00. The grant will provide 75% of the funding for the construction of a floodwall and modifications to infrastructure to protect Minot's Water Treatment Plant from flooding of the Mouse River and to maintain the plant's ability to provide potable water to residents during high water events. The total cost of the project is projected to be $8,124,817.33.Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer congratulated ComDel Innovation and Altavian on their successful completion of the first unmanned aircraft system (UAS) manufactured in North Dakota at their plant in Wahpeton.
“North Dakota is becoming the epicenter of UAS research, development, production and training in the United States. I congratulate the teams from the ComDel Innovation and Altavian as well as the community of Wahpeton for this fantastic achievement,” said Cramer.Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced his public schedule of events for May 25, 2015 – May 29, 2015: (Please note all times are local).
Monday, May 25
American Legion Memorial Day Observance
Russell Reid Auditorium
North Dakota Heritage Center
Memorial Day Ceremony Celebration hosted by the North Dakota National Guard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer joined a majority of his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 2353, Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015. This bill would reauthorize the federal highway and local mass transit programs through July 31, 2015.Read More
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May 14, 2015
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer joined fellow members of the U.S. House of Representatives to overwhelmingly approve S. 178, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015. S.Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer joined a majority of his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (NDAA). Included in the final bill is an amendment co-sponsored by Congressman Cramer which prohibits funds from being expended to reduce, or prepare to reduce the responsiveness or alert level of U.S.Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer made the following statement in honor of Peace Officer Memorial Day. In North Dakota 61 peace officers have died in the line of duty since 1882.Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer and an overwhelming majority of his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 1191, Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015. This bill would assert Congress’ role in overseeing the Iran nuclear deal. The bill would prevent the president from unilaterally lifting sanctions on Iran if Congress votes to disapprove a final nuclear deal with Iran.Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Senator John Hoeven and Congressman Kevin Cramer, along with members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, today pledged to continue their support for a newly-designated FAA Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems that will research and develop technologies and policies for the use of unmanned aerial systems, or drones, in the United States.Read More
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Kevin Cramer was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. He serves on the House Committee on Natural Resources and the Science, Space and Technology Committee. Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings appointed Kevin Cramer to three sub-committees including Energy and Mineral Resources, Public Lands and Environmental Regulation and Indian and Alaska Native Affairs. House Science, Space and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith appointed Mr. Cramer to the Energy Subcommittee, which has jurisdiction over such science as hydraulic fracturing and clean coal technologies, and as Vice-Chairman of the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, which has general and special investigative authority on all matters within the jurisdiction of the full-committee. Congressman Cramer also serves along with Rep. Bill Owens (NY-21) as Co-Chairman of the Northern Border Caucus, fostering continued growth in the U.S.-Canada relationship.
Cramer has a distinguished career in public service. In 1991, Kevin was elected Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party, making him the youngest member of the Republican National Committee. From 1993 to 2000, he served in Governor Ed Schafer’s cabinet, first as State Tourism Director from1993 to1997, then as State Economic Development & Finance Director from 1997 to 2000. From 2000 to 2003, Kevin was Executive Director of the Harold Schafer Leadership Foundation, which connects emerging leaders from the University of Mary with community business leaders. In 2003, then-Governor John Hoeven appointed Kevin to the Public Service Commission, and in 2004 he was elected to the position, gaining over 65% of the vote. He was re-elected in 2010 with 61.5% of the vote in a three-person contest.
As North Dakota Public Service Commissioner, Cramer helped to develop and oversee the most dynamic economy in our nation. He worked to ensure North Dakotans enjoy some of the lowest utility rates in the nation, enhancing their competitive position in the global marketplace. An energy policy expert, Cramer understands our country’s energy security is integral to our national and economic security.
A strong advocate for the free market system, Cramer has a proven record of cutting and balancing budgets, encouraging the private sector through limited, common sense regulations and limited government.
Cramer has a B.A. degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, a Master’s degree in Management from the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND, and was conferred the degree of Doctor of Leadership, honoris causa, by the University of Mary on May 4, 2013. He is a native of Kindred, North Dakota where he received all of his primary and secondary education. Kevin and his wife, Kris, have two adult sons, Ian and Isaac, two adult daughters, Rachel and Annie, a seven-year-old son, Abel, and a new granddaughter, Lyla.
It was your kindness and inspiration that moved me to act.
Honoring a North Dakota Hero: Lt. Cmdr. Harvey Peter Picken of Minot ND. Harvey was a Navy double Ace with 11 aerial victories flying the F6F
Talking with Nurses and Doctors at the Bone and Joint Center in Bismarck
Highlighting another North Dakota Fighter Ace: Captain John Owen Donaldson of Fort Yates, ND. He scored 7 aerial victories over France in WWI
Discussing health care issues with Dr. Juelson and PA. Hilzendeger at the Bone and Joint Center in Bismarck
I was honored to co-sponsor and vote to present the Congressional Gold Medal to American Fighter Aces including Lt. Francis Roland "Cash" Register