ND DEM-NPL Statement on Congressman Kevin Cramer’s Vote to Cut Nutrition Assistance for Children and Seniors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2013

(BISMARCK, ND) – Chad Oban, Executive Director of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party, released the following statement on today’s U.S. House vote on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The House voted to cut funding for SNAP. The vote was 217 to 210, with 15 Republicans joining all 195 Democrats in voting no.

“Yet again, by voting to cut $40 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Congressman Kevin Cramer put his extremist views ahead of farmers, ranchers, children and seniors.


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Statement from State Senator Tim Mathern on the Launch of the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplace

(FARGO, ND – September 16, 2013) – State Senator Tim Mathern of Fargo released the following statement after participating in a conference call earlier today with President Barack Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

“I was honored to be invited to participate in a conference call earlier today with President Obama and Secretary Sebelius to discuss next month’s launch of the Health Insurance Marketplace.

“The Affordable Care Act is an historic piece of legislation that will achieve …

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