House Republicans Approve $1.67 Million To Buy Ski Resort

In addition to voting down a school choice bill, and voting for Obamacare’s 45% expansion of the already bloated state Medicaid program, House Republicans also approved a Parks and Recreation budget (HB1019) which included $1.67 million to buy the Frost Fire Ski Resort.

You’ve heard of socialized medicine. This, I guess, is socialized recreation. Here’s the video of Rep. Jim Kasper objecting to the appropriation on the floor of the House:

If this budget passes the Senate, and is signed by Governor Dalrymple, we can add a state-owned skii resort to our state-owned bank and state-owned grain mill.

Rob Port is the editor of, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and the host of the Rob (Re)Port on Fargo-based WDAY AM970 from noon-2pm weekdays.

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