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July 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON - Congressman Kelly Armstrong joined C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" program today to discuss the week's votes in the House of Representatives, the fate of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, and more. Watch his appearance below:

June 24, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – Criminal justice reform, addiction and farming. What’s being done in Washington to address these issues?

North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong is working on a bipartisan bill to give $5 billion over five years to fight the opioid epidemic. At least $4 million would be given to each state to reduce overdose deaths through prevention, treatment, and recovery.

June 20, 2019 Media Resources

WASHINGTON - Twenty-eight Republican governors, including North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, sent U.S. congressional leaders today a letter urging passage of the United States-Mexic-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The text of the letter is below and the original copy can be found by clicking here.

Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader McConnell, Leader McCarthy, and Leader Schumer,

June 20, 2019 Blog Post

WASHINGTON - Twenty-eight Republican governors, including North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, sent U.S. congressional leaders today a letter urging passage of the United States-Mexic-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The text of the letter is below and the original copy can be found by clicking here.

Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader McConnell, Leader McCarthy, and Leader Schumer,

June 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer and Congressman Kelly Armstrong today issued the following statement after President Trump issued a major disaster declaration covering this year’s widespread spring flooding in North Dakota. The declaration covers the period from March 21 to April 28 and triggers the release of funding under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the impacted counties and to help reduce these regions’ risk of future flooding.

June 11, 2019 Media Resources

WASHINGTON - Nearly 1,000 food and agricultural groups urged Congressional leaders today to quickly ratify the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which will lead to improved agricultural trade and new job creation. The letter's signatories include the North Dakota Corn Gower’s Association, the North Dakota Grain Dealers Association, the North Dakota Grain Growers Association, and the North Dakota Pork Council.

The text of the letter is below:

Dear Speaker Pelosi, Minority Leader McCarthy, Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer,

June 11, 2019 Blog Post

WASHINGTON - Nearly 1,000 food and agricultural groups urged Congressional leaders today to quickly ratify the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which will lead to improved agricultural trade and new job creation. The letter's signatories include the North Dakota Corn Gower’s Association, the North Dakota Grain Dealers Association, the North Dakota Grain Growers Association, and the North Dakota Pork Council.

The text of the letter is below:

Dear Speaker Pelosi, Minority Leader McCarthy, Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer,

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Kelly Armstrong joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers to introduce the Family Farmer Relief Act to ease the process of reorganizing debt through Chapter 12 bankruptcy rules. The bill, which restructures bankruptcy rules to make more farms eligible, comes amid a continued downturn in the farm economy. The legislation is endorsed by the American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union.

April 21, 2019 Editorial

Note: This op-ed from Congressman Armstrong ran in newspaper outlets throughout North Dakota between April 20 and April 26.

By Congressman Kelly Armstrong

April 13 marked my 100th day as North Dakota’s congressman. This milestone offers an opportunity to look back at what has been accomplished so far for North Dakota and the American people.

March 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Kelly Armstrong urged President Donald Trump’s chief trade negotiator today to include agricultural products in upcoming trade negotiations with the European Union.