STAFF BLOG PURPLE POLITICS Life's too short to drink cheap beer
I like beer.I've called myself a beer snob because I tend to drink what many people would call "fancy" beer. (In my fridge right now is some Leffe Blonde [A Belgian ale] and Harp [a lager brewed by Gu... Posted on 3/7/11 at 8:51 PM
BISMARCK — North Dakota is again on its way to building up a state surplus of hundreds of millions of dollars.
The general fund’s projected ending balance for June 30, 2013, is $383.2 million, a jump from the $51 million ending balance projected when the Legislature adjourned this spring.
BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers wrapped up the special session on Friday after providing millions of dollars in additional disaster relief and repealing a law requiring the University of North Dakota to keep its Fighting Sioux nickname. Oil country also got a boost.
BISMARCK — North Dakota legislators shot down a variety of bills suggested for discussion this week, including several aimed at western North Dakota.
During a special session, legislators need to propose bills to Republican-controlled delayed bills committees before their issues can advance.
The number of coyotes roaming North Dakota is up from last year, which might be exciting for hunters, but bad for livestock producers.
After a legislative bill failed, hunters won’t receive $100 for a coyote kill, but can still hunt all year.
GRAND FORKS — When the 2011 North Dakota Legislature approved legislation that gave the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname the weight of law, the 12-member delegation representing Grand Forks and the university broke with the majority.
BISMARCK (AP) — Four North Dakota Republican state senators are competing to succeed Bob Stenehjem as the Senate’s GOP majority leader, and an election is expected before the Legislature’s special session begins in November, lawmakers said Thursday.
BISMARCK (AP) — North Dakota Republican lawmakers fanned out Tuesday to promote the work of the 2011 Legislature, which approved income tax cuts and higher spending on water projects and roads as part of its new two-year budget of $9.9 billion.
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