John Hageman

BISMARCK β€” Before Doug Burgum upended the Republican Party establishment and won the race for North Dakota governor in 2016, conservative radio talker Scott Hennen remembered suggesting the Fargo businessman be clear on his stance on abortion.
BISMARCK β€” The chief justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court said Thursday, Sept. 26, that he won't seek reappointment to the post he's held since 1993 but will stay on the court for the "immediate future."
BISMARCK β€” A North Dakota legislative panel voted Thursday, Sept. 26, to pursue a trial run for livestreaming meetings in a pair of state Capitol committee rooms.
BISMARCK β€” The conversation between President Donald Trump and the Ukrainian leader was "entirely appropriate," North Dakota Republican Sen. Kevin Cramer said Wednesday, Sept. 25, after a rough transcript of the phone call was released.
BISMARCK β€” U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt will visit North Dakota next week, North Dakota's senators said Friday, Sept. 27.
BISMARCK β€” Members of North Dakota's all-Republican congressional delegation criticized House Democrats' plans to launch a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Tuesday, Sept. 24.
BISMARCK β€” North Dakota's top charitable gaming regulator asked state lawmakers for more staff Tuesday, Sept. 24, as she predicted gamblers will wager $1 billion during the current two-year budget cycle due to a proliferation of new electronic pull tab machines.
BISMARCK β€” North Dakota lawmakers who have been reluctant to examine legalized marijuana will begin considering the consequences of voters approving it at the ballot box Wednesday, Sept. 25.
BISMARCK β€” A North Dakota panel agreed to accept $14.4 million in federal funds and to take out a $2.3 million loan from the state-owned bank to cover the costs of spring flooding recovery Thursday, Sept. 19.
Three protest camps were located on Corps-managed land near the oil pipeline's Lake Oahe crossing. The Corps didn't enforce requirements for protesters to have permits, among other shortcomings, the state's lawsuit argued.