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State representatives: Legislators have not done enough to help


Saying state legislators have not done enough to ease the strain on western North Dakotans brought on by the oil boom, some community members let two politicians know their feelings during a roundtable discussion Wednesday in Dickinson.

A handful of community leaders and citizens voiced their concerns during an hour-long back-and-forth hosted by state Rep. Jessica Haak, D-Jamestown, and state Democratic House Minority Leader Kenton Onstad of Parshall.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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