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North Dakota Legislature

February 17, 2019
Jim Shaw greets guests Dave and Dee Pretty of Moorhead during a Patriots' Day celebration at the Clyde and Esther Allen home in south Moorhead in April 2018. Shaw is a native of Massachusetts, one of a handful of states that currently observe Patriots' Day. Forum News Service file photo
Bill would make Patriots' Day a North Dakota holiday
18 hours 48 min ago
February 15, 2019
North Dakota Senate moves along amended cottage foods bill
February 15, 2019 - 6:36pm
North Dakota Senate approves bill to deter tampering with pipelines, energy facilities
February 15, 2019 - 5:12pm
Sen. Joan Heckaman, D-New Rockford, introduced Senate Bill 2266 to the Senate Education Committee recently. The bill would regulate restraint and seclusion techniques in public schools. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Bill for restraint and seclusion in schools fails in North Dakota House
February 15, 2019 - 5:06pm
The North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck. Photo illustration by Troy Becker
North Dakota Capitol notebook: Hustling to crossover break
February 15, 2019 - 4:06pm
North Dakota Senate approves additional study of Missouri River in minerals dispute
February 15, 2019 - 2:14pm
Mark Johnstone sits on the car gifted to him by North Dakota lawmakers in the state Capitol parking lot Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service
North Dakota lawmakers buy formerly homeless parking lot attendant a dependable car
February 15, 2019 - 1:57pm
February 14, 2019
Fargo school buses line up. Forum file photo
Bill to increase safety regulations for student transport passes North Dakota House
February 14, 2019 - 6:39pm
Concerns over conviction requirement debated in North Dakota civil asset forfeiture reform
February 14, 2019 - 5:37pm
Rep. Craig Headland, R-Montpelier, House Finance and Taxation Committee chairman, said a bill creating a pilot program for the state takeover of county social services costs amounts to property tax relief and reform.  Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota House approves plan to tap Legacy Fund for income tax reductions
February 14, 2019 - 2:39pm
North Dakota Sen. Larry Luick, R-Fairmount, pushes his bill increasing the state gas tax to 30 cents per gallon during a hearing at the state Capitol Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service
North Dakota Senate committee rejects bill that F-M diversion backer called a 'backhanded attempt' to stop project
February 14, 2019 - 9:27am
February 13, 2019
Cory Pedersen, center, director of juvenile court for North Dakota's South Central Judicial District, listens to a hearing last week at the state Capitol in Bismarck on House Bill 1520, or "Natalee's Law," in front of the House Judiciary Committee.  Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota House unanimously passes 'Natalee's Bill' on juvenile sexual assault
February 13, 2019 - 4:39pm
Sen. Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson, chairman of the Energy Development and Transmissin Committee, spoke to committee members on proposed changes to the oil and gas tax allocation formula on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 14, 2018 in the state capitol. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
After North Dakota House rejects two-board higher ed model, Senate eyes larger single board
February 13, 2019 - 4:25pm
The North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck. Photo illustration by Troy Becker
Aiming to give offenders a second chance, North Dakota House passes pair of record-sealing bills
February 13, 2019 - 3:14pm
Jim Shaw
Shaw: Rep. Ilhan Omar has a lot to learn
February 13, 2019 - 1:17pm