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KIM KOPPELMAN

When institutions like the University of North Dakota allow a culture of political discrimination to persist, the public loses faith, and when our society loses faith in its institutions, we all suffer.
California says North Dakota's law was an affront to the LGBTQ community, which left North Dakota's first openly gay lawmaker a little confused.
Democratic California Attorney General Rob Bonta said a bill passed in North Dakota allows for discrimination against LGBT college students, but supporters of the legislation say it aims to expand free speech on campus and clearly doesn't target students of any particular viewpoint or orientation.

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The members of the Administrative Rules Committee voted 8-7 on Tuesday, June 8, to authorize the prohibition proposed by the North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners, which oversees licensing for social workers in the state.
The bill, sponsored by Fargo Republican Rep. Andrew Marschall, passed the House of Representatives by a 57-36 vote and the Senate by a 41-6 vote.
Jim Shaw argues the transgender high school athlete bill in the North Dakota Legislature is a bill looking for a problem to fix.
The Jay Thomas Show from Wednesday, August 26, 2020. The show includes North Dakota Rep. Kim Koppelman, Shane Tibiatowski from Peoples Home Equity Mortgage, listener phone calls, emails and more.
BISMARCK — A backer of marijuana decriminalization efforts in the North Dakota Legislature said she was disappointed by an amended bill that advanced Wednesday, April 24.
BISMARCK - Rep. Austen Schauer, R-West Fargo, is explaining to a reporter how his first year at the Legislature has gone. "A lot of great things can happen when people work together," he said. Then, reverting to a previous career, he points to th...

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BISMARCK — Rep. Austen Schauer, R-West Fargo, is explaining to a reporter how his first year at the Legislature has gone.
BISMARCK — A North Dakota House committee agreed to remove a controversial bill amendment exempting spouses from a bill allowing judges to terminate a rapist’s parental rights Monday, April 1.
BISMARCK — A proposal to exempt spouses from a bill allowing North Dakota judges to terminate a rapist's parental rights has attracted criticism from a domestic and sexual violence prevention group.

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