BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD NORTH DAKOTA North Dakota to expand Medicaid coverage
By Ryan Schuster
Earlier this month North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed legislation allowing the state to expand Medicaid coverage to an estimated 20,000 North Dakotans who dont currently qualify... Posted on 4/29/13 at 9:41 AM
THE NEW FORTY Here's a thought - let's go dollar for dollar.
Every single day for the past couple of weeks I have received numerous big color glossy political advertisements in the mail. Yesterday, I received eight from an assortment of folks promoting both rep... Posted on 10/25/12 at 7:03 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Justice, Revenge, and the tragedy of Robert Champion
Another Floridians untimely death.
But this article isnt about the tragedy. Its about the response to it. And in regards to this one word comes to mind: revenge.
On the USA Today website, the sto... Posted on 5/4/12 at 10:44 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Lawmakers look to business tax, permit changes
By Andrew Tellijohn
Minnesota businesses will pay less in corporate property taxes and have an easier time obtaining state permits if Republican lawmakers have their way during the 2012 legislative s... Posted on 1/23/12 at 11:50 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Mathern joins fight to protect health care
Sen. Tim Mathern, D-Fargo, sent out a news release last night, saying he is helping to fight an effort by state attorney generals to overturn health care reforms.
Mathern said he and other state legi... Posted on 11/17/10 at 10:21 AM
Mexico's ruling party changed its platform on Sunday to allow for private investment in the oil industry, paving the way for a possible overhaul of a state-owned company that is seen as a pillar of the country.
Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans traveled the state in recent months talking to Minnesotans about the state’s tax system, an extended road trip that will produce a tax reform outline in the 2013 legislative session.
By Danielle Killey and Don Davis
, December 25, 2012
A meeting between the North Dakota legislative higher education committee and Chancellor Hamid Shirvani was “tense” Thursday after he revealed the details of his proposed reform to the education system, said Sen. Mac Schneider, D-Grand Forks.
The filibuster’s requirement for 60-vote supermajorities for legislation must be retained.
The days when congressional majorities endured for decades may have ended. Do we want our laws to be whipsawed every few years, too?
John Hoeven will have two great strengths. The first is his record: He’ll join the Senate as one of America’s most successful governors, judging by approval ratings. The second simply is his intelligence and charm.
John Hoeven will have two great strengths.The first is his record: He’ll join the Senate as one of America’s most successful governors, judging by approval ratings. The second simply is his intelligence and charm.
Following the money flowing from health insurance companies to members of Congress who are blocking the passage of health insurance reform is shocking, and I believe it is time we call it as we see it.
Indulge me while I tell you a story: a near-future version of Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol.” It begins with sad news: Young Timothy Cratchit, aka Tiny Tim, is sick. And his treatment will cost far more than his parents can pay out of pocket. Fortunately, our story is set in 2014, and the Cratchits have health insurance.
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