I’m proud of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., for writing legislation that will establish a National Commission on Native Children. Our federal government has a trust responsibility to provide for the education, health and safety of American Indian children, but it continues to underfund those very programs and services. Indian children too often are left behind in federal and state policies as well as private funding opportunities.
Insidious world powers threaten to send the United States into the dark ages, and it’s up to an unlikely hero to save the day. “Gridlock,” a book released July 2 and penned by former North Dakota Sen. Byron Dorgan and mystery writer David Hagberg.
In “Gridlock,” a political thriller due out in July, one of the novel’s main characters — a genius scientist with the dark good looks of actress Lara Flynn Boyle — drives out to the western North Dakota ranch of a friend, Ashley Borden, “brash” reporter for the Bismarck Tribune.
Former Sen. Byron Dorgan: Child abuse on reservations needs better, more coordinated response “There aren’t enough resources, and there aren’t enough people to care,” he said following the death of a a two-month-old child at the Spirit Lake Nation. Child abuse and neglect is one of the most vexing problems facing Indian country today, experts say. Dorgan chaired the Senate Indian Affairs Committee until 2010.
Chuck Haga and Patrick Springer
, July 13, 2012
Former N.D. Sen. Byron Dorgon talks civility in the political arena, encourages diversity of voices It may take a “message from the American people through the ballot box” to tame negative, demeaning politics and a “deliberate strategy of delay” that keeps Congress from acting effectively, former Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., said in Grand Forks Monday.
Former Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., will be the keynote speaker opening night at the Chester Fritz Library. UND’s Conflict Resolution Center has scheduled a five-day symposium May 21-25, “Civility in Public Conversation: Have we lost our ability to talk?”
Former North Dakota U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan is a co-author of a new 'eco-thriller' novel, "Blowout," that details a fictional attempt to sabotage alternative energy development in western North Dakota. For Dorgan, an author of two non-fiction books, it is his first novel.
Former Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., will be the featured speaker at youth rally conducted by The Center for Native American Youth today at Cankdeska Cikana Community College on the Spirit Lake Nation. Dorgan will speak at the event, which begins at noon. He and Dana Lee Jetty, a 19-year-old enrolled Spirit Lake member who serves as a youth board member at the center, also will lead a roundtable discussion with students.
Former U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan has been appointed to the board of the Argonne National Laboratory. The North Dakota Democrat calls the facility just outside Chicago "one of the crown jewels of America's scientific laboratories." He says the Energy Department lab has an annual budget of nearly $700 million and employs more than 3,000 people.
$11.2 million project adds 14 classrooms, 2 lecture halls and more It “wasn’t easy” to turn plans into reality for a newly remodeled and expanded Education Building on the UND campus, the vice president of the State Board of Higher Education said Friday.
In a written statement, the North Dakota Democrat said he wanted to be involved in the company because he saw its ability to combine public data with “Silicon Valley innovation and technology” to help farmers mitigate the financial effects of weather damage.
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