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April 17, 2019
North Dakota state Sen. Tim Mathern, right, gestures while discussing the Legacy Fund while state Rep. Kim Koppelman listens Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, during the Greater North Dakota Chamber's Policy Summit in Bismarck. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Democratic lawmaker warns ethics bill has 'gaping holes' as North Dakota Senate passes Measure 1 implementation
April 17, 2019 - 9:09am
April 15, 2019
Sen. David Hogue, R-Minot, speaks on the Senate floor on Thursday, April 11, as Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson, listens. Hogue is chairman of the Senate Ethics Committee, which may bring an ethics bill to the Senate floor this week. By Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota Senate firms up plans for constitutional amendment hurdles
April 15, 2019 - 2:34pm
March 8, 2019
This rendering by JLG Architects of Dickinson shows the proposed facade for the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library, originally planned for the Dickinson State University campus. A revised concept will be drawn for the library's location at Medora in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Special to The Forum / JLG Architects
Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library proposal to see consideration next week
March 8, 2019 - 4:55pm
The North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck. Photo illustration by Troy Becker
North Dakota Capitol notebook: Lawmakers prepare for updated revenue forecast
March 8, 2019 - 3:10pm
March 6, 2019
The North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck. Photo illustration by Troy Becker
North Dakota lawmakers approve resolutions raising the bar on constitutional amendments
March 6, 2019 - 2:21pm
February 19, 2019
The North Dakota State Capitol is seen in this file photo. Forum News Service
North Dakota Senate approves ethics measure implementation bill
February 19, 2019 - 2:35pm
February 13, 2019
North Dakota Sen. David Hogue, R-Minot, testifies in favor of his proposal to alter the process for enacting constitutional amendments at the state Capitol Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service
North Dakota Senate committee advances ethics bill
February 13, 2019 - 12:37pm
February 8, 2019
Geoff Simon, a North Dakota lobbyist who opposed a constitutional ethics measure, listens to a legislative committee debate its implementation Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at the state Capitol. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Now or later? Disagreements emerge over how quickly to act on new North Dakota ethics rules
February 8, 2019 - 3:32pm
February 1, 2019
Sen. Tim Mathern, D-Fargo, introduces Senate Bill 2332 on Friday morning, Feb. 1, which would charge taxes and royalties on flared natural gas from wells that have flared for more than one year.
Bill seeks to curb flaring by charging taxes, royalties
February 1, 2019 - 7:15pm
January 30, 2019
Fargo Republican Rep. Jim Kasper listens to Gregory Stites, an attorney for supporters of the new anti-corruption language in the North Dakota constitution, during a meeting at the state Capitol Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service
North Dakota Republican leader says lawmakers have 'a lot of work ahead' on new ethics rules
January 30, 2019 - 6:47pm
January 25, 2019
North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck. Forum News Service file photo
North Dakota Capitol notebook: Moving to update breastfeeding law
January 25, 2019 - 4:54pm
January 18, 2019
The anti-corruption/ethics campaign was announced this past summer at the State Capitol in Bismarck.   Bismarck Tribune file photo
Ethics measure supporters urge defeat of North Dakota Republican implementation bill
January 18, 2019 - 1:30pm
January 15, 2019
North Dakota House Majority Leader Rep. Chet Pollert (R-Carrington) announces that 435 bills and 12 resolutions had been filed by members of the House before the body recessed on Monday, Jan. 14.  In back, from left, are Rep. Dennis Johnson (R-Devils Lake), Rep. Mark Owens (R-Grand Forks) and Rep. Jeffrey Magrum (R-Hazelton). Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota Republican leaders introduce bill to implement ethics measure
January 15, 2019 - 9:40am
December 4, 2018
Sen. Erin Oban, D-Bismarck, front, talks about specific issues on the upcoming legislative agenda for the state Democratic-NPL Party during a press conference at the state Capitol in Bismarck on Tuesday. Also commenting were, from left, Sen. Joan Heckaman, D-New Rockford; Sen. Tim Mathern, D-Fargo; Rep. Joshua Boschee, D-Fargo; and Sen. Kathy Hogen, D-Fargo. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota Democrats launch legislative priorities
December 4, 2018 - 5:26pm
August 16, 2018
North Dakota state Sen. Tim Mathern, right, gestures while discussing the Legacy Fund while state Rep. Kim Koppelman listens Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, during the Greater North Dakota Chamber's Policy Summit in Bismarck. John Hageman / Forum News Service
North Dakota lawmaker warns Legacy Fund is a 'huge target' for ballot measures
August 16, 2018 - 2:09pm