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Plain Talk: Lawmaker Explains Why We Need Initiated Measure Reform, Closer Look at Oil Boom Crime Stats Paints a Different Picture

Plain Talk: Lawmaker Explains Why We Need Initiated Measure Reform, Closer Look at Oil Boom Crime Stats Paints a Different Picture

On this episode of Plain Talk, state Senator David Hogue talks about his remarkable speech on the Senate floor to flip a unanimous “do not pass” committee recommendation on his resolution to reform initiated measures into a lopsided win in the floor vote. Also, a recent article about crime during the Bakken oil boom was

The End Of North Dakota's Oil Boom Is Here

I think North Dakota’s oil boom is over, and the closing of a business in Williston has convinced me that it’s true. The Williston Herald is reporting that the Bakken Club, a business that made national headlines by operating as an exclusive club (memberships as much as $25,000) in a tiny western North Dakota town, has

Is North Dakota At Risk Of A Development Bubble?

For those of us living in or near the oil patch, watching as hotel after hotel is built has become a common sight along with development of new housing and businesses. But are we in danger of supply of housing supply – hotel rooms, apartments and homes – outstripping demand? “Minot hotel occupancy is down,”

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