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Plain Talk Podcast: Is the Legacy Fund at risk from initiated measures? And some thoughts on the demise of the Sunday Close Law

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Lawmakers in Bismarck are debating reforms, but as the law stands now North Dakota's initiated measure process is wide open. Interests with a lot of money can pay to have their signatures collected, pay for a slick marketing campaign, and change the state's laws. Even our state's constitution.

With billions of uncommitted dollars sitting in in the state's Legacy Fund, could it be at risk to initiated measures? Rep. Corey Mock (R-Grand Forks) talks about that issue, as well as legislation he's backing to make it a little harder for lawmakers to spend Legacy Fund earnings.

Also, some thoughts on the demise of North Dakota's Sunday close laws.

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