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March 15, 2016
ND tax revenues fall short again; more budget cuts possible
BISMARCK – North Dakota tax revenues fell short of lowered expectations for the second straight month in February, raising the prospect of...
March 15, 2016 - 12:32pm
February 1, 2016
N.D. Gov. Dalrymple orders agencies to slash 4 percent from budgets to cover $1 billion revenue shortfall
BISMARCK – North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Monday ordered most state agencies to slash their budgets by just over 4 percent to cover an...
February 1, 2016 - 11:28am
December 14, 2015
Proposed ND ballot measure inspired by Marsy’s Law would give crime victims more rights
BISMARCK – Sponsors of a proposed ballot measure inspired by “Marsy’s Law” in California want North Dakota voters to strengthen the rights of crime victims. A sponsoring committee led by Kathleen Wrigley, wife of Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley, has scheduled press conferences Tuesday...
December 14, 2015 - 10:49pm
December 8, 2015
New Moody's forecast to reveal whether ND budget cuts are needed
FARGO -- The prolonged slump in oil prices and the resulting slide in state revenues have prompted a new revenue forecast to see if North Dakota's...
December 8, 2015 - 6:00am
November 23, 2015
Sarah Vogel forms exploratory committee in mulling run for governor
BISMARCK – Bismarck attorney and former state agriculture commissioner Sarah Vogel has formed an exploratory committee for a possible run for...
November 23, 2015 - 7:35pm
November 12, 2015
Senator Hoeven to present proposal to lift the 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports
WILLISTON, N.D. – Sen. John Hoeven plans to tell oil industry leaders in Williston tonight about his proposal to lift the 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports. Hoeven, R-N.D., is expected to tell attendees at the Williston Petroleum Banquet about his plan to attach legislation...
November 12, 2015 - 12:25pm
October 19, 2015
N.D. State Rep. Rick Becker announces candidacy for governor
BISMARCK – Republican state Rep. Rick Becker of Bismarck officially announced a run for governor in an online video posted Monday morning,...
October 19, 2015 - 10:13am
August 26, 2015
THE TREND: Sexual harrassment, Democrats leaving options open, UND names starting QB, creative ice cream creations
The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day. Subltle and unwelcome: Insurer emphasizes...
August 26, 2015 - 7:02am
August 25, 2015
While Dalrymple rules out governor run, Heitkamp does not
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp reiterated Tuesday that she’s focused on her job in the U.S. Senate rather than making any plans for her political future....
August 25, 2015 - 11:36am
April 22, 2015
North Dakota oil tax compromise passes committee
BISMARCK – A Senate committee voted 6-1 Wednesday in favor of a compromise in the ongoing oil tax debate that would lower the overall...
April 22, 2015 - 7:53pm
April 7, 2015
Concealed-carry expansion bill passes in North Dakota Senate
BISMARCK – State senators voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to expand the places where a concealed weapons license holder can legally carry a firearm to include public parks, political rallies and public rest areas. The Senate voted 45-2 to pass House Bill 1241, which...
April 7, 2015 - 10:15am
March 16, 2015
House debates bill to close discussions on hiring and firing of the North Dakota University System chancellor
BISMARCK – Debate over a bill that would allow the state Board of Higher Education to discuss the hiring and firing of the North Dakota University System chancellor behind closed doors shifted to the House on Monday, where it received a cool reception in committee. Senate Bill...
March 16, 2015 - 10:29pm
North Dakota Legislature: House votes to lift corporate farming ban for dairy, swine
BISMARCK – House lawmakers followed their Senate counterparts Monday in voting to relax North Dakota’s anti-corporate farming law, a landmark...
March 16, 2015 - 10:26pm
North Dakota Legislature: Medical marijuana study dies in House
BISMARCK – House lawmakers voted nearly 2-to-1 on Monday not to study the legalization of medical marijuana in North Dakota, despite warnings...
March 16, 2015 - 10:25pm
February 22, 2015
LETTER: 'Women's issues' help both genders, all ages
BISMARCK — Though we've never implied nor disagree with Lloyd Omdahl's suggestion that fewer women in the Legislature is entirely due to sexism,...
February 22, 2015 - 2:15am