Latest John Hoeven News

Biden nominates Schneider for US attorney in North Dakota

Sep. 15, 2022 17:28 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Former state Senate Democratic minority leader McLain “Mac” Schneider has been nominated by President Joe Biden for the state’s top federal prosecutor job. He would replace acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer Puhl. Schneider must be confirmed...

Ex-Miss America Mund qualifies as ND congressional candidate

Sep. 09, 2022 10:50 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Former Miss America Cara Mund has qualified to appear on the November ballot as an independent candidate for North Dakota's sole U.S. House seat, the secretary of state’s office announced Friday. Mund is challenging Republican Rep. Kelly Armstrong, who is...

US seeks more info on Chinese company's North Dakota project

Sep. 02, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal authorities reviewing a Chinese company’s purchase of land in North Dakota for a wet corn milling plant say more information is needed before they can decide whether the project might be detrimental to national security. Fufeng Group’s planned $700...

North Dakota's Becker to seek Hoeven's Senate seat after all

Aug. 15, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — State Rep. Rick Becker, who founded an ultraconservative faction in the North Dakota Legislature and who narrowly lost the Republican endorsement for the U.S. Senate, announced Monday that he plans to run as an independent for the seat held by John Hoeven. ...

Burgum calls for security review of Chinese firm's project

Jul. 26, 2022 16:56 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D, (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum is pressing federal officials to expedite a review of a Chinese company’s purchase of land in North Dakota for a wet corn milling plant to ensure it is not detrimental to national security. Fufeng Group’s planned $700 million project in...

North Dakota AG: Fargo abortion clinic must close July 28

Jun. 28, 2022 10:45 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's attorney general said Tuesday that the state's sole abortion clinic will be forced to shut down at the end of July, at which time patients will likely head across the Red River to neighboring Moorhead, Minnesota. Attorney General Drew Wrigley told...