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May 17, 2019
Alex Hilzendeger, left, and Norton Lovold hold a banner in front of boxes of petitions outside the state capitol in Bismarck TOM STROMME/Bismarck Tribune
'From nothing': North Dakota officials prepare to appoint ethics commission
May 17, 2019 - 1:38pm
May 13, 2019
North Dakota State Auditor Josh Gallion, center, listens to Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, left, during a meeting at the state Capitol Monday, May 13, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Wardner: No special session over North Dakota auditor restrictions
May 13, 2019 - 12:56pm
May 9, 2019
State Auditor Josh Gallion presents his Governor's Travel and Use of State Resources report to members of the Legislative Audit and Fiscal Review Committee on Wednesday at the state Capitol in Bismarck. Bismarck Tribune photo
Lawmakers or voters may dial back restrictions on North Dakota auditor
May 9, 2019 - 1:11pm
May 7, 2019
At Saturday's Coffee with the Legislators meeting, Sen. Rich Wardner, left, Rep. Luke Simons, Sen. Jay Elkin, Rep. Mike Lefor and Rep. Vicky Steiner talked about the recently concluded legislative session. (Brandon L. Summers / The Dickinson Press)
Legislators talk about 2019 session concluding
May 7, 2019 - 7:45pm
May 2, 2019
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum speaks during an editorial board meeting at the Bismarck Tribune on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Burgum finalizes last batch of bills, but vetoes section altering Legacy Fund accounting
May 2, 2019 - 11:16am
April 30, 2019
Rich Wardner
"This is a legacy project"
April 30, 2019 - 6:05pm
April 25, 2019
Sen. Dwight Cook, R-Mandan, urges members of the state Senate to reject increasing the oil tax during Wednesday's floor session. The vote was 36-10, and the proposed tax increase failed. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota Senate defeats Legacy Fund reinvestment proposal
April 25, 2019 - 10:59am
April 24, 2019
Rep. Craig Headland, R-Montpelier, one of the sponsors of House Bill 1066, or "Operation Prairie Dog," speaks during a floor debate on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at the state Capitol in Bismarck in favor of the infrastructure funding bill to fund projects for cities, counties, townships and airports using oil tax revenue. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Legacy Fund income tax proposal taken off the table as North Dakota legislative session nears end
April 24, 2019 - 12:34pm
April 15, 2019
“The Pioneer Family” statue seen in front of the North Dakota State Capitol on July 14, 2016, in Bismarck. Forum file photo
North Dakota legislative leaders cautiously eye session's end
April 15, 2019 - 4:36pm
April 11, 2019
Gov. Doug Burgum provided testimony on the importance of a proposed Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in Medora in front of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library proposal gets backing from North Dakota Senate committee
April 11, 2019 - 4:47pm
North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson, introduces amendments addressing a misallocation of oil taxes Wednesday, March 27, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service
North Dakota Senate votes to override Burgum on bill addressing court battle
April 11, 2019 - 1:41pm
April 10, 2019
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum speaks during an editorial board meeting at the Bismarck Tribune on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Burgum vetoes 'fundamentally flawed' bill stemming from court fight with Legislature
April 10, 2019 - 10:14am
April 5, 2019
Larry Skogen, president of Bismarck State College
Votes highlight split on North Dakota higher education board expansion
April 5, 2019 - 4:22pm
House sends North Dakota oil tax fix to Burgum
April 5, 2019 - 2:00pm
April 1, 2019
The North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck. Photo illustration by Troy Becker
North Dakota Senate approves fund repayment plan
April 1, 2019 - 5:22pm