STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH N.D. House rejects oil tax reform bill
BISMARCK -- House legislators Wednesday rejected an oil tax reform bill that would have lowered the oil extraction tax, closed a tax loophole for low-producing wells and set up guidelines for a new tr... Posted on 5/1/13 at 7:22 PM
NEW PLATEAUS In the Not-Now
What does it say about Americans that the public is already starting to talk about candidates for president for 2016?
Eckhart Tolle wrote in his book The Power of Now that mankind is threatened by ou... Posted on 2/18/13 at 11:27 AM
THE NEW FORTY Apparently, I am a Betty...
I was reading an article on Huffington Post and I noticed a personality quiz that asked: Which First Lady Are You? My first inclination was aggravation that it wasn't asking me which President I was. ... Posted on 1/22/13 at 8:05 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Areavoices Digest #88 - Some top performers
I decided for this week's digest to offer up another look at some of our top performing blogs. They're both consistent with their posts, and their posts seem to generate broad interest in everything f... Posted on 9/5/12 at 3:46 PM
PARVENTING Congrats to Goldie, and thanks for the abortion talk
Goldieis the winner of two DEM-NPL tickets I gave away yesterday as part of a discussion centered around government's role in abortion. Congrats to him.
Unlike my promised random.org means of selecti... Posted on 10/14/11 at 7:55 AM
Fargo lawmaker asks, ‘How can we be that far off?’ BISMARCK – Revenue streaming into North Dakota’s general fund has surpassed the state’s forecast by $1.6 billion with one month left to go in the two-year budget cycle, state Budget Director Pam Sharp reported Tuesday, prompting one lawmaker to ask, “How can we be that far off?”
DEVILS LAKE — Emergency services officials will be in northeastern North Dakota to advise local authorities how to apply for reimbursement for damages to public infrastructure that occurred from flooding in April and May.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama prodded Congress Tuesday to send him a bill by fall remaking the nation's immigration laws, even as the Senate prepared to cast its first floor votes on the landmark measure opening a door to citizenship for millions.
WASHINGTON — The Senate is poised to pass a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill Monday that would expand government subsidies for crop insurance, rice and peanuts while making small cuts in the food stamp program.
WASHINGTON — The military's top uniformed leaders will seek to temper calls for a drastic overhaul of the military justice system as Congress demands fast answers to the growing epidemic of sexual assaults within the armed forces.
Half a year after narrow Senate loss, Berg still figuring out post-politics life FARGO – A year ago, Rick Berg’s goal was to visit three North Dakota cities every day as he campaigned for the state’s open U.S. Senate seat.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Eight is enough. That is the message tea party darling and Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota delivered Wednesday when she announced that she will not seek re-election next year, leaving the U.S. House after eight years. In a video message, she gave no hint about her future, but said she could have won re-election.
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