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April 14, 2014
It has been OVER FIVE YEARS since backers of the Keystone XL pipeline first submitted an application to the U.S. State Department on September 19, 2008, to build this energy infrastructure project and bring jobs and greater energy security to America. Congress has demanded action — how much longer will President Obama make us wait?
March 21, 2014
North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer said Thursday that good government begins and ends with accountability.
That philosophy, he said, fuels the “Coffee With Cramer” town hall gatherings he attends, such as one on Thursday at the Fargo campus of Microsoft, where Cramer told workers he admired the grassroots approach to politics displayed by his favorite president, Abraham Lincoln.
March 3, 2014
Tuesday, Congressman Kevin Cramer said a response he and other colleagues received from the Department of Labor regarding OSHA’s excessive regulation on small farming operations is a welcome step, but more action is needed.Cramer and more than 80 Members of Congress recently sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez calling on OSHA to cease what they call “unnecessary overreach into small farming operations.”
Recently reported OSHA fines stem from a 2011 operations memo which implies authority over grain drying and fumigating operations by declaring they are not central to an agricultural operation despite a 1976 law prohibiting use of OSHA funds for regulating farms with ten or fewer employees.