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WASHINGTON – The North Dakota Congressional delegation issued the following statement on North Dakota’s Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) over the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protests:
“We support the Attorney General because the Army Corps allowed the protest on its land, and our state was forced to pay for law enforcement and public safety costs.”
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:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. House will be voting on a bill later today, July 12, that would cover the healthcare costs for first responders of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks.
This bill came into the public eye last month after emotional testimony in front of a congressional committee from comedian Jon Stewart. Stewart referenced the fact that many members of the committee missed the testimony. That includes North Dakota's congressman Kelly Armstrong. Armstrong said he was there for the first hour, but stepped out due to a scheduling conflict.
WASHINGTON – The North Dakota Congressional delegation introduced legislation today to change the name of “Sullys Hill,” a National Game Preserve administered by U.S. Fish and Wildlife (FWS) within the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation, to “White Horse Hill,” its traditional Dakota name.
The federal government named this preserve in 1931 after General Alfred Sully, who killed hundreds of Native Americans, including ancestors of the Spirit Lake Nation. Because the name change came through an act of Congress, it takes another act of Congress to restore its rightful name.
FARGO, N.D. – Congressman Kelly Armstrong's staff will host a mobile office hour in Wahpeton, North Dakota, on Tuesday, July 16.
The mobile office hour is an opportunity for North Dakotans to bring any concerns or questions about constituent services directly to Armstrong's staff. Armstrong recently announced that his office is accepting applications for nomination to U.S. service academies and his office can also help resolve problems or answer questions with various federal agencies, such as the Department of Agriculture or the Department of Veterans Affairs.
FARGO, N.D. – Congressman Kelly Armstrong's staff will host a mobile office hour in Jamestown, North Dakota, on Wednesday, June 26.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Kelly Armstrong announced today town hall meetings in Hillsboro on April 22 and Valley City on April 24.
The town hall meetings are an opportunity for North Dakotans to hear directly from Armstrong and ask questions.
Town hall meetings times and locations are as follows:
Monday, April 22, 2019
121 W Caledonia Ave
Hillsboro, ND 58045
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
WASHINGTON - Congressman Kelly Armstrong released the following statement today on the U.S. Senate's confirmation of David Bernhardt as Secretary of the Department of the Interior:
"David Bernhardt’s record of standing up for responsible stewardship of our country’s natural resources will be an asset to the Interior Department and the country. I look forward to working with him to advance North Dakota’s priorities, including public land management and our commitment to Native American communities."