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JOAN HECKAMAN

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We're seeing a lot of partisanship in the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling. The Democratic-NPL is using words like "vile" and "evil" to describe it. Yet, without elected members of the Democratic-NPL, North Dakota's abortion ban might not exist.
"I expect to be announcing that decision in a matter ... of hours not days," he said, adding that he doesn't expect to make the announcement today, but it's coming soon.
A redistricting map approved by North Dakota lawmakers last month lands Senate Minority Leader Joan Heckaman in a new district where no election will be held in 2022, compelling the New Rockford Democrat to retire.
Now that the Republican-led redistricting committee (14 Republicans, 2 Democrats) is nearly done with their work, there's no evidence of any gerrymandering at all.
At some point, we may come to our senses and realize that what we've done promoting wind and solar energy was a mistake, but until that happens, our choices are subsidies for coal or a future in which rolling blackouts and big swings in the cost of electricity are the new normal.
The money approved for spending Thursday represents about a third of the coronavirus-focused funds received by the state through a massive federal aid package known as the CARES Act.

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BISMARCK — North Dakota’s governor and Senate leaders were unfazed Tuesday, Aug. 13, that one of their picks for the state’s new ethics commission leads a tribal college that has received more than $2 million in state grants in recent years, which one longtime lawmaker argued is a conflict of interest.
BISMARCK — A panel charged with selecting members of North Dakota's new state government ethics commission identified two dozen candidates for further consideration during a meeting at the state Capitol Friday, June 21.
BISMARCK — A panel tasked with selecting members of North Dakota's new ethics commission will meet later this month, according to a meeting notice posted late Monday afternoon, June 10.

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