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April 22, 2015
The west wins more oil tax revenue
BISMARCK – Senate and House lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a bill designed to send a greater share of oil tax revenue to areas...
April 22, 2015 - 8:29pm
February 19, 2015
Bill to rein in ND Industrial Commission fails
BISMARCK – House lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected a bill Thursday intended to rein in the North Dakota Industrial Commission when it comes to public policy decisions, with one member warning it could have “dire” consequences for the state-owned Bank of North Dakota. The...
February 19, 2015 - 3:20pm
February 6, 2015
ND House wants a say on Industrial Commission orders
BISMARCK – House lawmakers pushed back Friday against recent actions by the North Dakota Industrial Commission by passing a bill that would require broad orders to be reviewed by legislators. House members voted 61-27 in favor of House Bill 1187 that would void any “rules...
February 6, 2015 - 4:39pm
February 4, 2015
Sheriffs, superintendents don’t like school-closing bill
FARGO — There’s little support among local officials for a bill that seeks to give North Dakota’s sheriffs the power to close schools if they believe the weather is too unsafe for travel. House Bill 1380, heard Tuesday by the House Education Committee, also takes school districts...
February 4, 2015 - 11:11pm
January 21, 2015
Other Views: Regulatory rollback would be a blunder
A group of North Dakota legislators have introduced legislation aimed at gutting two of the state’s most significant regulatory decisions involving oil and gas. A bill could nullify requirements to ratchet down the massive wasteful flaring of natural gas and to impose standards...
January 21, 2015 - 6:43pm
January 17, 2015
Nowatzki: Annual legislative sessions, direct checks to residents floated
Whether the North Dakota Legislature should meet annually instead of every two years has been a frequent subject of debate, but Rep. Keith Kempenich...
January 17, 2015 - 9:39pm
November 5, 2014
Republicans claim big win in District 39
The Republican reign over western North Dakota continues. On Tuesday, voters in District 39 elected a straight Republican ticket, continuing the party’s decades-long dominance. The more established and better funded Republican candidates on the ticket each won more than 4,000...
November 5, 2014 - 1:31am
October 18, 2014
District 39 has full slate for state House, Senate seats
Like nearly everything else in western North Dakota, oil and gas drilling are driving the election in the 39th legislative district. The words infrastructure, housing and extraction taxes are on the lips of every candidate. With less than three weeks until the Nov. 4 general election,...
October 18, 2014 - 6:20pm
October 4, 2014
Managing ND’s wealth: As the state’s coffers fill up, who’s helping the state invest that money?
FARGO — Rancher Keith Kempenich laughed out loud when asked if he ever gets advice about money. “Oh yeah, we do,” he said. He runs the Box-K Ranch near Bowman, serves in the state House, and, a few times a year, chairs a board that decides how some of the state’s billions...
October 4, 2014 - 11:21pm
June 16, 2014
Advisory board chairman predicts Legacy Fund won’t be tapped in 2017
BISMARCK — The chairman of the board that recommends how to invest North Dakota’s Legacy Fund predicted Monday that state lawmakers won’t tap the fund — now valued at more than $2 billion — when they first get the opportunity in 2017. “I don’t think there’s going...
June 16, 2014 - 6:09pm
June 7, 2014
Forest Service opens Maah Daah Hey II: Trail extension added for outdoor enthusiasts
By Mike Hricik firstname.lastname@example.org MEDORA — Former Mount Rushmore National Park superintendent Gerard Baker gave the trail bridging...
June 7, 2014 - 11:36pm
April 2, 2014
Zubke, Voigt file to run for District 39
With the filing deadline nigh, two lifelong western North Dakotans have filed to run for a seat on the House of Representatives repping District...
April 2, 2014 - 8:45pm
November 5, 2013
New group to focus on how to spend, invest Legacy Fund Fund
BISMARCK – A nonprofit organization that specializes in energy policy is pulling together a broad panel of leaders and planning public input meetings to discuss how North Dakota should spend its Legacy Fund, which oil and gas revenue has helped swell to $1.4 billion. Brad Crabtree,...
November 5, 2013 - 5:41pm