Delegation, governor call for federal law enforcement resources
WASHINGTON — Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp, Congressman Kevin Cramer and Gov. Jack Dalrymple today called on the U.S. Justice Department to provide law enforcement resources to ensure public safety during ongoing demonstrations in North Dakota.
“Since the administration created this problem, it has the obligation to fix it,” Cramer said. “It’s long past time to restore order.”
Moments after a federal court judge ruled Sept. 9 to allow work on the Dakota Access Pipeline to continue, three federal agencies stepped in to halt construction just north of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.