Press Releases

June 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Kelly Armstrong introduced a bill today to codify the Justice Reinvestment Initiative, a federal program that provides funding to states, localities, and tribes to study the drivers of crime and invest in evidence-based strategies to increase public safety. The Justice Reinvestment Initiative is currently a non-statutory Department of Justice program.

June 3, 2019 Press Release

FARGO, N.D. – Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R, N.D.) announced today that he is now accepting applications for nomination to U.S. service academies for the class of 2024.

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May 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer and Congressman Kelly Armstrong today urged President Trump to approve the State of North Dakota’s request for a presidential major disaster declaration covering this year’s widespread spring flooding.

May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R, N.D.) spoke in the House Judiciary Committee today on the Democrats' resolution to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. Watch Armstrong's full comments in the committee below:

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:

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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.

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May 1, 2019 Press Release
Bill is first effort of many from members of the bipartisan Freshmen Working Group on Addiction
Representative David Trone (D-MD), along with Reps. Kelly Armstrong (R-ND), Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ), and Denver Riggleman (R-VA) announced a bill that would provide $5 billion in funding over five years to fight the opioid epidemic in every community across the country.
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April 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer and Congressman Kelly Armstrong pressed Washington State Governor Jay Inslee to veto a bill that would require crude oil passing through the state to meet a 9 pounds per square inch Reid Vapor Pressure threshold, which would effectively block the Pacific Northwest as a destination for Bakken Crude oil.

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April 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R, N.D.), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement regarding the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election:

April 16, 2019 Press Release

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

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