THE NEW FORTY Senate Bill 2326...don't drink the Kool-Aid!
It is a good thing I don't live in Bismarck. Heaven only knows how much time I would spend at the Capitol frothing at the mouth while trying to convey to legislators the idiocy of some of the things t... Posted on 2/17/13 at 12:22 PM
NDSU NEWS NDSU provides legislative bill tracking service
The NDSU Information Technology Division has launched an updated version of its web-based system for monitoring bills that are being addressed by the North Dakota Legislature.
The Legislative Bill Tr... Posted on 12/23/10 at 9:42 AM
NASCAR DAD Sen Ray Holmberg
Sen Holmberg passed a bill (Senate Bill 2488) in 1993 that would discourage false reports of child abuse in divorce and child custody cases. All court costs would be paid by parent (often the mother) ... Posted on 7/22/09 at 5:45 AM
IT'S GOOD TO BE IN ND Good news for Stuart, or is it?
The good news: The Associated Press is reporting that the Minnesota Surpreme Court has ruled on who should be declared a winner in its still-in-progress Senate race. That winner is Al Franken, but to ... Posted on 6/30/09 at 10:30 AM
FARGO — A proposal to charge for water in Missouri River reservoirs would be banned under legislation passed Wednesday by the U.S. Senate. The States’ Water Rights Act, sponsored by Sens. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and John Thune, R-S.D., easily passed the Senate in a voice vote.
BISMARCK -- Reversing a vote from Thursday, House lawmakers today defeated Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s proposal to increase state aid to K-12 school districts while providing about $714 million in property tax relief.
Lawmakers spent the first hour of their last legislative day debating House Bill 1319, arguing whether it had the right provisions to provide property tax relief, though the bill’s supporters continually said it was an education funding bill, not a tax relief bill.
WASHINGTON — Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said Saturday that she plans to hold a markup of a new farm bill in May, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., signaled that he intends to bring it to the Senate floor that same month.
GRAND FORKS — In her maiden speech Tuesday on the floor of the U.S. Senate, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., called for the federal government to “level the playing field” and allow states to collect sales taxes on Internet sales.
BISMARCK — After a third attempt, Senate lawmakers successfully passed a resolution to let voters decide if the State Board of Higher Education should be removed from the state constitution and be replaced by a full-time, three-member committee.
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades Wednesday, rejecting tighter background checks for buyers and a ban on assault weapons as they spurned pleas from families of victims of last winter’s school massacre in Newtown, Conn.
BISMARCK — North Dakota University System leaders are calling on lawmakers to restore the state’s higher education budget in the wake of new amendments that could trim millions of dollars from what campuses will receive over the next two years.
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