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Governor Burgum May Be Salty About It, but Lawmakers Are Right to Sue Over Vetoes

Governor Burgum May Be Salty About It, but Lawmakers Are Right to Sue Over Vetoes

State lawmakers announced today that they’ll be filing a lawsuit challenging some of the vetoes issued by Governor Doug Burgum targeting bills they passed during their session earlier this year. We knew this was coming. Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner told me back in June that lawmakers needed just one more vote to move forward

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The Real Missed Opportunity: ND Lawmakers Should Have Repealed Gay Marriage Ban

Earlier this year when lawmakers declined to pass SB2279, an anti-discrimination bill, Governor Jack Dalrymple said they’d “missed an opportunity.” He was wrong. That legislation was bad policy. But lawmakers did miss an opportunity on gay rights this session. It seems that this summer America will more than likely see a blanket legalization of gay

Democrat Legislators Wearing Art Link Pins With No Hint Of Irony

Bismarck Associated Press reporter James MacPherson posted on Twitter earlier today that Democrat legislators were wearing pins bearing the image of former North Dakota Governor Art Link (who passed away back in 2010): North Dakota Democrats have donned lapel pins with an image of Arthur Link, longtime politician known for environmental stewardship. — James MacPherson

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