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May 18, 2015
Spill bill gets second look: Big leak from small pipeline puts focus on saltwater lines
May 18, 2015 - 3:02pm
April 29, 2015
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson, left, and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mac Schneider, D-Grand Forks, shake hands as the Senate adjourns the 64th Legislative Session on Wednesday afternoon. (Tom Stromme/Bismarck Tribune)
GOP leaders say goals met despite low oil prices
April 29, 2015 - 7:48pm
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson, told members of the Senate in his closing remarks "this was a great session." In back from left are Sen. Jerry Klein, R-Fessenden, Sen. Judy Lee, R-West Fargo, and Sen. David Hogue, R-Minot. (Tom Stromme/Bismarck Tribune)
Session adjourns without finishing bill on public employee health benefits
April 29, 2015 - 7:07pm
April 27, 2015
Legislature to work late today with hopes of finishing Tuesday
April 27, 2015 - 11:21am
April 24, 2015
Session likely to wrap up Monday or Tuesday after missing 75-day goal
April 24, 2015 - 1:44pm
April 23, 2015
‘We’re getting close’: GOP leaders still hope to wrap up session this week, but prepared to come back Monday
April 23, 2015 - 7:54pm
April 21, 2015
Wardner and Carlson: It’s time to end the trigger
April 21, 2015 - 6:40pm
House approves new oil tax formula; debate centered on short-term stability vs. long-term loss
April 21, 2015 - 8:06am
April 17, 2015
An oil well pump jack is seen at an oil field supply yard near Denver, Colorado, in this file photo taken February 2. North Dakota Republicans are proposing a late-session bill that would permanently reduce the state's oil extraction tax from 6.5 to 4.5 if a so-called "trigger" incentive kicks in June 1. (Rick Wilking/Reuters file photo)
Republicans propose adjusting oil taxes to hedge against lower crude prices
April 17, 2015 - 5:07pm
April 6, 2015
Senate passes oil tax formula bill without Dems’ amendment
April 6, 2015 - 8:42pm
April 3, 2015
Democrat leaders Onstad, left, and Heckaman
Dems propose ‘contingency’ oil funding amendment
April 3, 2015 - 7:48pm
March 27, 2015
Sen. Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson, speaks Sept. 17 at a meeting in Bismarck over proposed funds for western North Dakota. House Bill 1176 goes before the Senate Appropriations Committee Monday, and Wardner, one of the leading proponents of a new 60-40 tax revenue split, said legislators are "leaving the formula alone." (Katherine Lymn/The Dickinson Press file photo)
Wardner OK with House’s oil tax formula, but seeks other changes to bill
March 27, 2015 - 8:00pm
March 25, 2015
Lawmaker’s open records request to NDSU yields 100,000 pages of emails, could take two years
March 25, 2015 - 6:28pm
March 23, 2015
Dickinson State University's legislative funding in the current biennium will decrease as a result of declining student enrollment, North Dakota University System Interim Chancellor Larry Skogen told the Senate Appropriations Committee Monday. (Press File Photo)
DSU’s legislative budget proposed to decline
March 23, 2015 - 10:35pm
March 20, 2015
Press Photo by April Baumgarten 
Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson, works Monday in his office at the State Capitol Building in Bismarck.
Life of a legislator: From dawn to dusk and beyond, leaders’ hours filled with work for the people
March 20, 2015 - 10:27pm