Kevin Cramer takes credit for NDSU funding that would be eliminated under both the House GOP’s & president’s budgets

July 31, 2017By Media Release, News, Press Release

(BISMARCK, ND) – Congressman Kevin Cramer today attempted to take credit for a $100,000 grant awarded to NDSU’s Research and Technology Park, despite that the grant is provided through the U.S. Economic Development Administration, an agency slated for elimination under both the House GOP and White House budgets. In response, Democratic-NPL spokesperson Daniel Tick issued the following statement: “Kevin … Read More

Dem-NPL statement on failure of latest Hoeven, Cramer-backed effort to rip health care away from North Dakotans

July 28, 2017By Media Release, News, Press Release

(BISMARCK, ND) – In response to the failure of the latest Republican repeal effort – a bill that even many Republican senators called “terrible policy” that would “destroy insurance markets” – Democratic-NPL chairwoman Kylie Oversen released the following statement: “This irresponsible approach to repealing health care protections needs to stop. This latest attempt at repeal would have resulted in … Read More

Hoeven wasn’t so concerned about Medicaid cuts after all

July 27, 2017By Media Release, News, Press Release

(BISMARCK, ND) – Last night, Senator Hoeven seemed to forget that the Better Care Reconciliation Act – Senate Republicans’ version of a “repeal and replace” bill – included nearly $800 billion in Medicaid cuts. He voted in favor of the bill, after saying just two weeks earlier he opposed it. Despite Hoeven’s vote in favor of passage, nine Republicans joined … Read More

Hoeven forgets BCRA includes nearly $800 billion in cuts to Medicaid

July 26, 2017By Media Release, News, Press Release

Sometimes we forget things, too… (BISMARCK, ND) – Last night, Senator John Hoeven forgot about a few things. 772 billion things, to be exact. That’s how much Medicaid spending would be cut under the deeply unpopular Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). Last night, Hoeven voted in favor of the bill, after announcing just two weeks ago that he opposed it … Read More