Senator Heidi Heitkamp's Public Statements


Full Name: Heidi Heitkamp
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Democratic-NPL
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Darwin; 2 Children: Ali, Nathan
Birth Date: 10/30/1955
Birth Place: Breckenridge, MN
Home City: Mandan, ND
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4/15/14 Politico - GOP Senate May Run Purple 4/14/14 Klobuchar, Heitkamp in Mexico to Discuss Joint Efforts to Fight Sex Trafficking, Heroin Epidemic 4/13/14 Bismark Tribune - Heitkamp Finds Identity as Obama Energy Critic 4/11/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Sens. King, Collins & Reps. Michaud, Pingree Fight USDA Plan to End Valuable Resource for Maine Farmers 4/10/14 Heitkamp: Access to High-Speed Internet Crucial for North Dakota, Rural America 4/10/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - 11 Democratic Senators Call For President to Put in Place Explicit Timeline for Keystone XL Decision 4/09/14 Heitkamp Pushes to Improve Public Education for Native American Students 4/09/14 Heitkamp to Appropriators: Make Funds for Rail Safety a Top Priority 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act 4/08/14 Tester, Enzi Lead Senate ICBM Coalition in Hailing Decision to Keep Nation's Missile Silos Operational 4/08/14 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed 4/08/14 Heitkamp Underscores Importance of Biofuels to North Dakota's Energy Production 4/08/14 On Equal Pay Day, Heitkamp Takes to Senate Floor to Urge Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act 4/08/14 Heitkamp, Hoeven: Administration Backs Off Missile Silo Reductions 4/07/14 School Food Modernization Act 4/07/14 Letter to Thomas Carper, Chairman and Tom Coburn, Ranking Member of Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs - Security Clearance Background Checks 4/04/14 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs 4/04/14 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - New Investments in Crude-by-Rail Safety 4/04/14 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs 4/03/14 Heitkamp, Collins Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Healthy School Lunches 4/03/14 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - Support Safe Transportation of Energy Products Fund to Increase Rail Safety 4/02/14 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, and Daniel Coats - Strong Support for Firefighters 4/02/14 Heitkamp Bill to Improve Lives of Native Children Moves Forward During Senate Committee Hearing 4/01/14 Mikulski, Senate and House Democrats Along with Advocacy Groups Urge Senate Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act 4/01/14 Senators Introduce Bill Supporting Restoration of Tribal Homelands 3/28/14 Hoeven, Heitkamp, Cramer Working to Preserve, Provide for North Dakota Air Bases, Missions 3/28/14 Administration Heeds Heitkamp's Call to Hold Major Meeting for Energy Review in North Dakota 3/27/14 Heitkamp Backs Emergency Aid for Ukrainian Government 3/26/14 Senate Committee to Hold Hearing on Heitkamp Bill to Stand Up for Native Children 3/26/14 Politico - How to Fix the Affordable Care Act 3/25/14 Heitkamp Chairs Senate Hearing to Examine Emergency Responder Readiness Featuring Casselton Fire Chief 3/25/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 3/24/14 Heitkamp Announces Major Legislation to Put Coal on a Viable Path Forward 3/21/14 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman Committee on Finance and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member Committee on Finance - Include Extensions of Investment Tax Credit and Production Tax Credit for Wind Energy in Upcoming Tax-Extenders Package 3/21/14 Hoeven, Heitkamp, Cramer Announce $2 Million in Grants to Improve Public Housing Across North Dakota 3/20/14 Heitkamp, Head of Export-Import Bank Work with North Dakota Businesses to Increase Exports, Jobs 3/19/14 Heitkamp Highlights North Dakota's Small Business Success 3/18/14 Heitkamp Pushes for Innovative Approaches to Capture Natural Gas, Reduce Flaring 3/18/14 Heitkamp Receives Commitments from U.S. Postal Service to Improve Mail Delivery & Standards in North Dakota 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran 3/17/14 Heitkamp Backs Bill to Protect Native Languages 3/13/14 Heitkamp, Senate Send Bill to Address Flood Insurance Rate Hikes to President for Signature 3/13/14 Heitkamp Highlights Pressing Tribal Transportation Needs in North Dakota to Federal Officials 3/12/14 Letter to John Kem, Commander of Northwestern Division U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Prepare for Potential Flooding 3/11/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Pay Alaska Tribes for Past Contract Shortfalls 3/11/14 Heitkamp Statement on Johnson-Crapo Housing Finance Reform Legislation Bill Builds Off Bipartisan Legislation Heitkamp Helped Introduce in June 2013 3/11/14 Heitkamp, BNSF CEO Discuss Company Plans to Improve Rail Service and Safety in North Dakota 3/07/14 Heitkamp Receives Commitment from BNSF to Make Record Infrastructure Investments in North Dakota 3/07/14 Heitkamp Calls on U.S. Postal Service to Make Needed Service Changes in North Dakota 3/06/14 Heitkamp Brings Together Senators, Regulators & Industry, for Senate Hearing on Rail Safety