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‘People have a right to expect lower property taxes’
By Don Davis The future of state aid that many local Minnesota governments depend on may be at stake in the next few weeks as property taxes appeared to be headed up. By mid-December, city, county and...
11/25/13 at 9:07 AM Issues Sjodin case raised need answers a decade later 11/18/13 at 5:09 PM
Students set goal of 6 new laws 11/13/13 at 9:45 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
City leaders, state legislators begin planning for next session
Grand Forks city leaders say they want to be more proactive when it comes to working with state legislators in the 2015 session. They took the first step Thursday when members of the city's Legislati...
11/21/13 at 6:44 PM
80 days every other year...
I was reading the final issue of The NDPEA Advocate today and I found a supposition in Executive Director Stuart Savelkoul's commentary that humored me enough that I wanted to share it here. For those...
8/15/13 at 8:24 PM Common sense delivered by Dr. Thomas Jacobsen... 5/5/13 at 6:16 PM
North Dakota Legislators - WWJD? 5/3/13 at 6:45 PM
Watford City to house new judge
BISMARCK -- Watford City will be home to a new judgeship aimed at addressing the increase in court filings in growing Oil Patch communities, the North Dakota Supreme Court decided Tuesday. State legis...
6/4/13 at 6:41 PM Money requested from Legislature to study Killdeer Mountain 2/7/13 at 8:59 PM
Bill seeks to raise bar for citizen-initiated grand juries 2/3/13 at 12:48 AM
Weekly Memo 5-10-13
Each Weekly Memo to the City Council and the agenda packet is also provided on theCity Councilweb page. WEEKLY UPDATE: Legislative Update There was relatively little final action on key legislation...
5/10/13 at 11:53 AM Weekly Memo 5-3-2013 5/4/13 at 8:30 AM
Weekly Memo 4-26-2013 4/26/13 at 12:23 PM
Proposed new N.D. Outdoor Heritage Fund initiated measure to get hearing Thursday
The North Dakota Wildlife Federation and other conservation advocates in the state are asking people who care about the states natural resources and the wild places that remain to get behind a new pro...
3/1/13 at 3:47 PM Bill would raise N.D. hunting license fees 1/16/13 at 4:38 PM
Price of Minnesota hunting and fishing licenses to go up in March 2013 5/4/12 at 9:03 AM
Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol
ST. PAUL Previous years visits to the state Capitol by Northeastern Minnesota community leaders included requests to fund projects such as an airport terminal, a hockey arena, an intermodal transpo...
2/14/13 at 12:00 AM
Are things THAT bad at the state Capitol?
Eh? knows that Minnesota faces a budget deficit, but are things really that bad? The state flag flying outside of the Capitol in St. Paul on Tuesday was upside down. A flag flown upside down can be...
2/1/13 at 11:00 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
Areavoices Digest #67 - More than just Marilyn Hagerty
That title you see above is my cheap ploy to get you to click on my blog. I'm not beneath trickery. But the fact is: Marilyn Hagerty is hot. Stories about her and now her Areavoices blog are generatin...
3/14/12 at 3:39 PM Areavoices Digest #30 - Let's Talk Movies, Golf and More! 5/4/11 at 2:35 PM
Areavoices Digest #20 - From Scottish chemists to Minnesota politicians 2/23/11 at 11:28 AM
More Regarding Twitter and the TCPA
In myprevious blog, I highlighted what is, in my opinion, a frivolous lawsuit filed against Twitter for an alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). With this blog, I hope to ...
5/4/11 at 7:30 AM Twitter, the TCPA, and Ridiculous Lawsuits 4/30/11 at 7:38 AM
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
Governor's bonding plan includes library funding
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton unveiled his bonding proposals today under the title "Getting Minnesota Back to Work." His "shovel-ready" projects total more than $500 million and include $14.9 million...
1/31/11 at 4:43 PM