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Sen. Jerry Klein, R-Fessenden, is introducing Senate Bill 2269 to bring what he says is clarification and consistency to existing laws regulating cottage food law. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Bill to clarify ND's cottage foods law not exactly welcomed by industry
54 min 31 sec ago
Rep. Pamela Anderson, D-Fargo, watches as red lights outnumber the green (yes) lights on the House tally board during Monday's floor session. Rep. Anderson sponsored two bills to restrict smoking that were both voted down. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Bill to ban smoking with young children in car, age requirement increase fail in ND House
1 hour 32 min ago
Sen. Merrill Piepkorn, D-Fargo, and Rep. Pamela Anderson, D-Fargo, have proposed to increase North Dakota's oil extraction tax from 5 percent to 6.5 percent. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Fargo lawmakers seek to restore North Dakota oil extraction tax to 6.5 percent
1 hour 46 min ago
North Dakota Rep. Daniel Johnston, R-Kathryn, testifies in favor of his bill requiring physicians to inform women that they could reverse a drug-induced abortion at the state Capitol Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Committee hears two North Dakota abortion bills in packed room
2 hours 23 min ago
Bill tightening North Dakota seat belt enforcement fails in tie vote, but co-sponsor to seek do-over
2 hours 33 min ago
January 18, 2019
The North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck. Photo illustration by Troy Becker
North Dakota Capitol notebook: Lawmakers would meet more frequently under proposals
January 18, 2019 - 6:20pm
North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck. Forum News Service file photo
North Dakota bill would add $1 vehicle registration fee to pay for ballot measure's volunteer plates
January 18, 2019 - 4:42pm
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
“The Pioneer Family” stands in front of the North Dakota State Capitol on July 14, 2016, in Bismarck. Forum file photo
North Dakota bill on minors in pickup beds not needed, supporter says
January 18, 2019 - 12:42pm
Tony Crotty carries back a couple of Canada geese during an early season hunt in North Dakota. (Bret Amundson/Forum News Service)
Port: Legislation introduced to end the presumption of access to unposted private land
January 18, 2019 - 9:29am
January 17, 2019
Rep. Sebastian Ertelt, R-Lisbon
Officials strongly object to bill that would allow guns in North Dakota schools
January 17, 2019 - 7:04pm
Rep. Jeff Hoverson (R-Minot) urged members of the House Thursday, Jan. 17, to vote no on HB 1097, a bill that would allow stores to be open all day on Sundays. The bill passed by a 56-35 vote and now goes to the Senate for consideration. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
How they voted: North Dakota House passes repeal of Sunday morning shopping ban
January 17, 2019 - 2:10pm
January 16, 2019
North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck. Forum News Service file photo
North Dakota lawmakers push sexual orientation discrimination ban with scaled-back proposals
January 16, 2019 - 5:21pm
Rep. Dennis Johnson, R-Devils Lake. Bismarck Tribune file photo
Bills to seal first-time DUI offenses, other crimes introduced in North Dakota
January 16, 2019 - 4:58pm
Jason Cook, a veteran who has a service dog, testified in favor of a North Dakota bill penalizing the fraudulent misrepresentation of service animals Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service
North Dakota legislators eye penalties for service animal fraud
January 16, 2019 - 12:27pm