Readers Ask What State Is Paying for Care19 App, Why There’s Little Talk About Tax Revenues, Why We Need a Special Legislative Session, and How We Could Do Remote Legislating

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum joined a virtual 1 Million Cups event Wednesday, April 8, to announce the launch of Care19, a free app North Dakotans can use to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

MINOT, N.D. — There are a lot of great questions in this week’s mailbag.

One reader was curious about who is paying for that Care19 movement tracking app Gov. Doug Burgum has been touting this week. Another reader wants to know why we aren’t hearing more about North Dakota’s fiscal position. Also, a lot of feedback on my calls for a special legislative session.

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Now, to the questions!

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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