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April 14, 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
As session's end looms, North Dakota lawmakers look to wrap up ethics bills
April 14, 2019 - 5:40pm
February 3, 2019
Legislative lobbyists feel their purpose is misunderstood
February 3, 2019 - 3:12pm
September 25, 2018
Geoff Simon, left, chairman of North Dakotans for Sound Government, and Arik Spencer, President and CEO of the Greater North Dakota Chamber, said Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, that Measure 1 would have a chilling effect on free speech. Tracy Briggs / Forum News Service
2 groups oppose ND's anti-corruption Measure 1: Organizations speak out against amendment, calling it poorly written and possibly unconstitutional
September 25, 2018 - 5:58pm
June 20, 2018
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announces the filing of a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma in this file photo from May 2018. He recently attended a lavish retreat hosted by the Republican Attorneys General Association. David Samson / Forum News Service
Stenehjem defends retreat trip paid for by political fundraiser
June 20, 2018 - 6:11pm
April 25, 2018
Mick Mulvaney listens during a Senate Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on April 12, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Toya Sarno Jordan
The Daily 202: Mick Mulvaney's confession highlights the corrosive influence of money in politics
April 25, 2018 - 9:42am
October 3, 2017
From left to right: Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND), Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND). Special to The Forum.
Here's how much money ND candidates have received from gun rights lobbyists
October 3, 2017 - 3:26pm
March 5, 2017
North Dakota and Minnesota lobbyists who count tobacco and health care as clients, clockwise from top left: Kayla Effertz Kleven, Rae Ann Kelsch, Todd Hill, James Clark, John Olson and Sarah Erickson. Special to The Forum
Six ND, MN health care lobbyists also have Big Tobacco on client roster
March 5, 2017 - 8:15am
October 29, 2015
Stenehjem: Board of Dental Examiners can’t employ lobbyist
October 29, 2015 - 6:03pm
February 3, 2015
Holten: Let’s try to get some control
February 3, 2015 - 6:17pm