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Riley Schriefer, left, asks a question of Gov. Doug Burgum at town hall meeting Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Golden Valley. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune

Bill Would Require Transparency for Executive Branch Travel and Security Costs

Bill Would Require Transparency for Executive Branch Travel and Security Costs

Last year state Auditor Josh Gallion, a Republican, released an audit of executive branch travel and security costs (though the auditor got shut down on the latter, with the ND Highway Patrol citing state law prohibiting the release of details about security efforts). Gallion was attacked for his decision to conduct that audit targeting the

A shortage of dentists affects 40 percent of North Dakota’s counties and is expected to worsen as dentists retire. Forum file photo

Video: Legislature Sides With Dentists, Defeats Bill Allowing Expanded Practice

“I urge you to trust your dentists and vote no.” That’s what Rep. Jim Kasper (R-Fargo) said at the conclusion of the floor debate in the House today over HB1256. That bill, introduced by Rep. Bill Devlin (R-Finley), would have allowed for expanded practice in the area of dentistry. Expanded practice has become a pretty

ND Legislature Hall Of Shame Week 4: Rep. Al Carlson

This week’s Hall of Shame honoree is Rep. Al Carlson. Carlson is the sponsor of HCR3018 which would amend the state constitution to create a tuition entitlement for North Dakota students funded by the state’s Legacy Fund (which is, in turn, funded by a portion of the state’s oil extraction tax revenues). Honorable mentions for

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