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January 15, 2019
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Port: Legislation would let the government seize guns from people deemed as possibly dangerous
18 hours 38 min ago
Plain Talk Podcast: Government shutdown, 'abortion reversal,' and State Rep. Rick Becker on civil asset forfeiture
20 hours 15 min ago
January 14, 2019
A sign alerting visitors that the facility is closed is posted outside the Library of Congress in Washington on Monday morning, Jan. 22, 2018. (Pete Marovich/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Port: If the longest ever government shutdown teaches us one thing it’s that the federal government is too large
January 14, 2019 - 12:42pm
Plain Talk Podcast: Sealing criminal records, Blue Laws, Measure 1, and why initiated measures make for bad policy
January 14, 2019 - 10:27am
January 11, 2019
Plain Talk Podcast: Burgum opposes using legacy fund earnings to replace income tax, talks about frosty relationship with state lawmakers
January 11, 2019 - 11:55am
January 10, 2019
Rob Port
Port: Measure 1 is bad policy, and exactly why the initiated measure process needs reform
January 10, 2019 - 12:27pm
Gov. Doug Burgum delivers his State of the State Address in front of a joint session of the 66th legislature in the house chamber of the capitol. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Port: Burgum needs to give up on declining his salary
January 10, 2019 - 11:05am
January 9, 2019
More than 35 percent of millennials consider themselves religious “nones,” meaning they are atheist, agnostic or not affiliated with any particular religion, according to the pew Research Center. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Port: Bill would require Bible study elective in North Dakota schools
January 9, 2019 - 9:59am
January 8, 2019
Rob Port
Port: Using the Legacy Fund to eliminate income taxes is an idea worthy of debate
January 8, 2019 - 11:46am
North Dakota Republican Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks, addresses members of the House and Senate appropriations committees Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Port: State lawmakers should be wary of their own revenue forecast
January 8, 2019 - 11:45am
January 7, 2019
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies before the House Appropriations Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, March 20, 2018.   (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Port: There’s nothing 'horrifying' about due process for college campuses
January 7, 2019 - 11:47am
January 4, 2019
The flags of North Dakota's five tribal nations are displayed outside Gov. Doug Burgum's office Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Port: Kudos to Governor Doug Burgum for displaying tribal flags
January 4, 2019 - 12:39pm
January 3, 2019
North Dakota State University bookstore is seen here Friday, Nov. 23.  Raju Chaduvula / The Forum
Port: 'Economic impact' is not why we support public universities
January 3, 2019 - 11:59am
Rob Port
Port: We need to legalize marijuana, not merely decriminalize it
January 3, 2019 - 10:43am
January 2, 2019
Rep. Rick Becker, R-Bismarck, looks at the tally board Feb. 21, 2017 while lawmakers vote during the 2017 North Dakota Legislature. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Rob Port: 2019 legislative session begins with intrigue as Bastiat Caucus asks members for dues
January 2, 2019 - 8:38am