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The Idea That North Dakota Republicans Cut Taxes for the Oil Industry Is Fake News
For years now, since the policy passed during the 2015 legislative session, North Dakota Democrats and their mouthpieces have been braying about how Republicans cut taxes for the oil industry. As is ...
4/25/17 at 9:16 AM Not a Single Member of the North Dakota Senate Voted to Cap Property Taxes Yesterday 4/25/17 at 8:14 AM
Video: House Members Laugh as They Vote Down “Dollar Doug” Amendment 4/25/17 at 7:51 AM
Chief Justice Worries About Legislative Budget Plans
The Minnesota court system's leader says she fears state residents will feel an impact if legislative budget proposes become law. Chief Justice Lorie Gildea of the Minnesota Supreme Court said she d...
4/24/17 at 8:47 AM Chatter: Transportation Funding May Be on the Move 4/24/17 at 8:42 AM
Senate Votes to Limit Local Power on Minimum Wage, Related Issues 4/21/17 at 9:51 AM
Oil Industry, State at Odds Over Royalty Payments
BISMARCK The oil industry is working to avoid paying higher royalties to North Dakota by backing an amendment in a complex bill being considered in the final days of the states legislative session. ...
4/21/17 at 7:06 PM UPDATED: Lawmakers Propose Studying Tribal Tax Issues 4/21/17 at 8:43 AM
Legislature Gives Final Approval to Lake Sakakawea Mineral Bill 4/20/17 at 8:33 AM
Despite Discriminatory Law, Games Will Go on in S.D.
FARGO -- Worry not, North Dakota State and Minnesota State University Moorhead sports fans who want to travel to Sioux Falls, S.D., for postseason tournaments. South Dakotas legislature might have leg...
3/31/17 at 6:23 AM N.D. State Legislature Looks at Legalizing ‘Historic Horse Racing’ Machines 3/14/17 at 10:57 AM
N.D. Legislators Propose State-Owned Casinos 3/1/17 at 7:38 AM
Coalition of Minnesota Outdoors Groups Sends Letter to Lawmakers Supporting License Fee Increase
As a native Minnesotan who owns land and pays outlandish property taxes in Minnesota, I have mixed feelings as a nonresident about the proposal to increase the price of hunting and fishing licenses ...
3/15/17 at 4:47 AM North Dakota Senate Defeats Trespass Bill Tuesday 2/22/17 at 4:41 AM
Outdoors Day at the N.D. Capitol set for Feb. 20 2/6/15 at 9:57 AM
Take a Breath, Then Continue the Human Rights Song
Take a Breath, Then Continue the Human Rights Song BY ROBYN ROHDE Cruelty Blindsided Astonished These adjectives and many more were uttered by a small group of people meeting recently to find out what...
2/24/17 at 4:30 PM
Simons, Schatz Win GOP Nomination in District 36 House
The two Republican Party-endorsed candidates for District 36 House of Representatives are moving on to the general election. Rep. Mike Schatz and Luke Simons gained the partys nominations on Tuesday...
6/14/16 at 10:00 PM Becker calls for big budget cuts 12/20/15 at 1:00 AM
Sen. Kelly Armstrong of Dickinson elected chair of ND Republican Party 6/6/15 at 8:00 PM
Legislative Update from School Board President
By Fargo Board of Education President Robin Nelson We are just past the halfway point of the 2015 North Dakota legislative session. The Fargo Board of Education members and administrative staff are...
3/15/15 at 8:10 AM Impact of Upcoming Legislation and Enrollment on FPS 1/10/15 at 8:45 AM
Early Voting and Polling Locations - Special Election 3/5/14 at 10:41 AM
Freedom Friday: Human Services in North Dakota
The North Dakota Legislature is entering what could be considered the final stretch of the Interim session, the two years between the conventional 80 day legislative sessions. The interim is a time fo...
4/18/14 at 8:18 AM
NDUS/UND Information Technologies Building opens on UND campus
New building to serve as home of the information technology partnership between the North Dakota University System and the University of North...
11/22/13 at 2:03 PM Architect and building planning committee announced for University of North Dakota School of Law building project 8/16/13 at 8:25 AM
Site recommendation and building committees named for new UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences 6/14/13 at 1:20 PM
HBA urges N.D. Senate to reconsider actions on HB 1020 concerning F-M Area Diversion Project funding, asks Fargo citizens to mobilize
April 17, 2013 - Yesterday, the North Dakota Senate approved an amendment to House Bill 1020 (by a 24 23 vote) that requires the federal government to appropriate its $800 million in funding before t...
4/17/13 at 11:03 AM
Tool to find your voting precinct and MATBUS gives free rides to vote
Wondering where your voting precinct is? Click this link, enter your house number and zip code, then click on your address. Polling Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Go vote, ride with us, MATBUS! ...
11/6/12 at 10:40 AM Minneapolis finds that as bicycle use climbs, rate of crashes with vehicles falls 2/10/11 at 12:39 PM
North Dakota can show the way 11/1/10 at 7:35 PM
State Farm Insurance Building
Call me corn-fed, but I've always thought of the North Dakota Capitol building in Bismarck as cool, especially when you consider it was built in the 1930's during the Great Depression. Working in Bism...
4/20/12 at 9:44 AM George Longmire 3/30/12 at 1:05 PM
outdoors bills passed so far in 2011 North Dakota legislature
HB 1180 - (Representatives Drovdal, Schatz; Senator Nodland) - Landowner preferential elk licenses will be issued by weighted lottery if the number of applicants exceeds the number of licenses availa...
3/18/11 at 1:50 PM
Into the fray
As the Minnesota budget stalemate continues, it’s easy to imagine legislators being just plain frustrated by what’s taking place around them. Chances are the Democratic or Republican lawma...
5/14/10 at 4:23 PM