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Video: Senators Defeat Bill For Annual Sessions

Video: Senators Defeat Bill For Annual Sessions

Today the Senate defeated SB2247 – introduced by Senator John Grabinger (D-Jamestown) – which would have split the 80 days allowed in the state constitution into two annual sessions. One would consist of 50 days every odd-numbered year. The other would consist of 30 days every even-numbered year. The bill had bi-partisan support, mostly from

Democrats Cut And Run From Western North Dakota

One of the ironies of the 2014 election cycle is that North Dakota Democrats want to make what they believe is Republican mishandling of the oil boom a cornerstone of their campaign. What is ironic about that is they have very little support in western North Dakota. Meaning their grandstanding on oil impact issues tends to

Williston City Leaders Should Blame Themselves For High Rents

“City looking for answers” That’s the headline from the Williston Herald over an article documenting protests over high rents and local city leaders asking the state for solutions, including asking for an opinion from Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on whether or not rent control policies would be legal. Yes, rent control. The rent control push

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