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Dickinson senator expects emergency services funding bill to pass

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A bill up for debate in the North Dakota Legislature could offer more funding to emergency services in areas most impacted by the state's oil production.

Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, R-District 37, of Dickinson, who was one of the senators who introduced House Bill 1358, which he expects to pass and allocate approximately $1.1 billion dollars for oil counties

"The issue, at this point, is dividing it up to all of the entities," Wardner said.

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