Sen. Cramer, Rep. Armstrong Highlight States’ Rights at Agriculture Summit


BISMARCK — U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND), member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and Recurrentative Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) delivered remarks On the Western Caucus Agriculture Mini Summit right now Specializing in the significance of states’ rights, Waters of America (WOTUS) rule, and federal agriculture coverage. 

“Private property and particular person and states’ rights are priorities for North Dakotans. A one-measurement-matches-all federal strategy to our agriculture and water Isn’t affordable, not workable, And by no means relevant,” said Senator Cramer.“Occasions Simply like the summit right now are essential to the dialog particular to our state’s agriculture and water priorities.”

“Although North Dakota’s farmers and ranchers have confronted many hardships in current yr, They’ve persevered and continued To current meals for the nation. I am excited to welcome members of the Congressional Western Caucus to Bismarck and to share to share the story of our agriculture producers with them,” said Congressman Armstrong 

Following their remarks, the members responded to questions on the farm invoice, conservation, and reconciliation. 

Senator Cramer labored with the Trump Administration to craft Navigable Waters Safety Rule, Making sure it stays Contained in the confines of the regulation. As Chair of the EPW Subcommittee on Water final Congress, the senator convened ahearing on The drawback which included testimony from North Dakota’s Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring. In October 2019, Senator Cramer hosted then-EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler for a WOTUS rounddesk.To Guarantee his constituents have a seat On the desk, Senator Cramer hosted EPA Administrator Regan in Bismarck for a listening session with North Dakotans which coated factors Similar to WOTUS, and he secured a dedication from The mannequin new Assistant EPA Administrator for Water, Rahdika Fox, To maintain a WOTUS listening session on The mannequin new rule in North Dakota.