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July 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The North Dakota Congressional delegation issued the following statement on North Dakota’s Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem petitioning the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to overturn Washington State’s law imposing oil restrictions:

“We support Attorney General Stenehjem for petitioning the federal government to preempt this law, and we stand with our state in their efforts. Washington’s law lacks scientific basis and represents a de-facto ban on Bakken crude oil. We urge the Department of Transportation to hear North Dakota’s petition and to act quickly.”

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:

July 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Kelly Armstrong, Congressman Rob Bishop and Congressman Collin Peterson introduced a bipartisan bill today to improve and modernize the federal infrastructure permitting process, which will help create jobs in North Dakota, Utah, Minnesota and across the country. The Federal Permitting Reform and Jobs Act builds upon permitting reforms that were included in Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST-41) that was signed into law in 2015.

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 17, 2019 In The News

North Dakota's congressional delegation is making its case to U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao that Washington state's new crude-by-rail law violates the nation's Interstate Commerce Clause and interferes with the U.S. Department of Transportation's authority over the shipment of crude oil over state lines.

U.S. Sens. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) and U.S. Rep. Kelly Armstrong (R-N.D.) this week asked Chao's assistance in North Dakota's concerns about Washington's new law.

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 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer and Congressman Kelly Armstrong this week contacted Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to make the case that a recently-passed Washington State crude-by-rail law violates the Interstate Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution and interferes with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and its primary authority over the shipment of crude oil within the United States.

May 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer and Congressman Kelly Armstrong this week urged Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai to provide better access to broadband by improving the accuracy of broadband maps. Specifically, the delegation noted that the FCC could improve broadband mapping by:

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.