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August 18, 2017
Longtime former ND legislator William E. Kretschmar dies at 83
August 18, 2017 - 4:51pm
June 26, 2017
Third West Fargo high school, middle school effort on back burner for now
June 26, 2017 - 8:23pm
May 22, 2017
Mike Jacobs
JACOBS: Let's examine the elephants in the chambers
May 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
Terry Wanzek enjoys spending time behind the wheel of a tractor. Though he plans to retire from farming in about five years, he'll still help the next generation in the field. Trevor Peterson / Forum News Service
Jamestown's Terry Wanzek balances farming with a side of politics
May 22, 2017 - 6:43am
May 14, 2017
Terry Steinwand, North Dakota Game and Fish Department director
Brad Dokken: Outdoors fares well, overall, during North Dakota legislative session
May 14, 2017 - 6:10am
May 2, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Dealmaking among leaders marked session's close
May 2, 2017 - 7:15am
April 6, 2017
Rep. Craig Headland, R-Montpelier, makes a point during Thursday's floor discussion on Finance and Taxation Conference Committee's report on House Bill 1166, dealing with the oil sales tax trigger on Thursday at the state Capitol in Bismarck. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Legislators won't change oil tax trigger when it hits $90
April 6, 2017 - 6:48pm
April 3, 2017
Sen. Dick Dever, R-Bismarck, spoke in opposition to House Bill 1436 to the Senate Government and Veterans Affairs Committee on Monday. He asked for more time to solve the complicated Public Employees Retirement System. The bill would allow for North Dakota to switch to self-funding of the state employee insurance. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Opposition develops over plan to self-fund ND employee health insurance
April 3, 2017 - 9:48pm
March 30, 2017
Senate approves ND criminal justice reform, hopes to reduce prison costs, reoffenders
March 30, 2017 - 6:36pm
March 29, 2017
Sen. David Hogue (R-Minot) speaks on HB 1310, a bill that would allow guns in schools, during floor debate on Tuesday in the Senate chamber. Sen. Hogue was among the 27 senators who voted against the bill that failed to pass in a 27- 18 vote. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
ND Senate defeats bill allowing trained staff to have guns in schools
March 29, 2017 - 12:48pm
March 28, 2017
ND House OKs bill ending multiple property tax breaks by cities
March 28, 2017 - 5:56pm
ND criminal justice reform bill moves ahead
March 28, 2017 - 5:53pm
March 27, 2017
ND Senate committee recommends concealed gun trial period in schools
March 27, 2017 - 7:21pm
Local legislators gave an update to their constituents about bills passing through the North Dakota House and Senate at the final Coffee with the Legislators on Saturday morning. (Sydney Mook / The Dickinson Press)
Local legislators discuss plans for the last half of session
March 27, 2017 - 1:51pm
March 26, 2017
Rep. Craig Headland, R-Montpelier, House Finance and Taxation Committee Chairman, said it is unlikely that a 12 percent property tax credit will continue into another biennium in light of the tight budget situation.  Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Major bills in ND Legislature likely headed for compromise
March 26, 2017 - 4:42pm
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