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North Dakota’s Corporate Farming Ban Is So Dumb We Have to Pass a Law So You Can Farm With Your Second Cousin

North Dakota’s Corporate Farming Ban Is So Dumb We Have to Pass a Law So You Can Farm With Your Second Cousin

Let’s say your great-grandfather immigrated to North Dakota and started a farm. It was a successful operation and, upon his death, he left it to your grandfather and his brother. The brothers kept the operation successful and left it to their sons, your father and his cousin. They, too, find success and they want to

Rep. Ron Guggisberg (D-Fargo) speaks against legislation easing restrictions on selling homemade foods.

Video: House Passes Watered Down “Food Freedom Bill” After Feisty Debate

When Rep. Luke Simons (R-Dickinson) introduced HB1433 everyone was calling it the “raw milk bill.” Simons even posted a picture of himself on social media drinking a jar of raw milk on the House floor. But by the time the bill came up for a floor debate it had been amended so that raw milk

Rep. Aaron McWilliams (R-Hillsboro) speak sin favor of a bill requiring that all legislation considered have a legislator as a sponsor.

Video: House Votes to Block Executive Branch From Introducing Legislation

HB1397 touches on a couple of the peculiarities to the North Dakota legislative process. The first is the tradition that every bill introduced in a given Legislative session gets a committee hearing and a floor vote. The second is that North Dakota is the only state in the union where the executive branch can introduce

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