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Nursing students appeal to local legislators
North Dakota leaders think Trump will be good for state
Larger than expected ND Capitol Women's March calls for solidarity
Suspect in the killing of a Rolette County Deputy identified
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MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Midgets boys hockey hold on to win over Braves
Trinity girls basketball beats Buccaneers, snaps losing streak
DSU wrestling takes sixth at Missouri Valley Invitational
Fossum’s career-high leads Dickinson High gymnastics in S.D.
Blue Hawks track and field impresses at BHSU meet
Port: Meet Burgum the Politician
Fielding Questions: Ice cream bucket propagation for African violets
Growing Together: Tips for shopping seed catalogs
Minding Our Elders: A needed vacation from caregiving should be guilt-free
Phillips: Kindness leaves you with lots to talk about
Thomas F. Murtha
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
April 24, 2015
Voters won’t vote second time on whether to put costly initiated measures on general election ballot
BISMARCK – North Dakotans won’t be voting a second time on a constitutional amendment that would require costly initiated ballot measures to be placed on the general election ballot. The Senate voted 20-27 on Friday to kill an amended version of House Concurrent Resolution...
April 24, 2015 - 2:26pm
April 23, 2015
ND voters may decide – again – whether to put costly initiated measures on general election ballot
BISMARCK – After rejecting a similar measure last November, North Dakotans are one step away from voting on a constitutional amendment that...
April 23, 2015 - 6:59pm
April 21, 2015
Wardner and Carlson: It’s time to end the trigger
Benjamin Franklin said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” This couldn’t be further from the truth in North Dakota as it relates to the oil industry. The massive amount of uncertainty that has been caused by our archaic oil tax policies...
April 21, 2015 - 6:40pm
April 17, 2015
House passes income tax cuts; bill goes to governor
BISMARCK – House lawmakers voted Friday to cut North Dakota’s individual income tax rates by 10 percent and corporate rates by 5 percent,...
April 17, 2015 - 3:36pm
April 3, 2015
Lawmakers counting down ‘Days to 5’ as session hits home stretch
BISMARCK – Efforts to polish budgets and hammer out differences between House and Senate versions of bills have shifted into high gear at the...
April 3, 2015 - 7:02pm
Potential ‘mother of all lawsuits’ looms over insurance switch
BISMARCK – House Majority Leader Al Carlson says North Dakota lawmakers don’t want “a war” over legislation designed to ensure that Sanford...
April 3, 2015 - 6:15pm
House GOP leader upset with governor’s comments on defeat of sexual orientation discrimination bill
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s House Republican leadership is upset with Gov. Jack Dalrymple over his critical comments Thursday after the GOP...
April 3, 2015 - 11:49am
March 10, 2015
Bill requiring Sanford to match Blues coverage for N.D. public employees to be introduced Wednesday
BISMARCK – Legislation aimed at ensuring that thousands of North Dakota public employees can keep the same health benefits and medical providers when their insurer changes July 1 will be introduced Wednesday, House Majority Leader Al Carlson said. Lawmakers, who also are affected...
March 10, 2015 - 6:55pm
February 23, 2015
House leader: No apology over Muslim prayer; invitation remains open
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s House majority leader said Monday no apology is planned for the decision to stop a Muslim from delivering the chamber’s opening prayer on Ash Wednesday because some members wanted a Christian pastor to give the invocation. The Minnesota chapter...
February 23, 2015 - 7:18pm
February 14, 2015
Our View: East vs. west needs to stop
There is a lot of discussion going on across the state when it comes to the proposed legislative surge funding. Some talks won’t be in favor of the bill. Others will praise it. But there is no need for people to be degrading, especially when they live hundreds of miles away from...
February 14, 2015 - 7:20pm
February 13, 2015
State money for Fargo flood projects could be in doubt
By Josh Francis Forum News Service FARGO — State lawmakers have dialed back a bill to help out Fargo with its $240 million plan to build in-town flood protection, stripping from the proposal a guarantee of $60 million over the next two years. When the House approved House Bill...
February 13, 2015 - 11:48pm
Pipeline bills advance and the quote that wasn’t
Proposals to strengthen oversight of oil and saltwater gathering pipelines in North Dakota stayed afloat in both chambers of the Legislature this week. As amended Thursday, Senate Bill 2374 states that operators of gathering pipelines installed after April 1, 2016, must file engineering...
February 13, 2015 - 11:42pm
February 3, 2015
Resolution would require lawmakers to live in district
BISMARCK — A proposal from North Dakota legislative leadership would require state lawmakers to live in the district they represent. The proposal, Senate Concurrent Resolution 4010, will go before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday morning. It would ask North Dakota voters...
February 3, 2015 - 10:49pm
January 28, 2015
Revenue forecast revealed: Some lawmakers less confident about the future
BISMARCK — North Dakota legislators on Thursday will issue a revised revenue forecast reflecting lower oil prices than those assumed by the governor’s budget recommendations for 2015-17. House Majority Leader Al Carlson, R-Fargo, said Wednesday that lawmakers need to have adjusted...
January 28, 2015 - 10:33pm
December 29, 2014
House leader wants to cut income tax rates to 0
BISMARCK — House Majority Leader Al Carlson said Monday he plans to introduce a bill next month that would phase out North Dakota’s personal and corporate income taxes, going a step further than a fellow Republican’s proposal. The Fargo lawmaker said reducing income tax rates...
December 29, 2014 - 6:04pm