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Public Service Commission Says North Dakotans Can Be Charged for Green Energy Policies in Other States

Public Service Commission Says North Dakotans Can Be Charged for Green Energy Policies in Other States

The Public Service Commission, in a split decision, recently gave the go-ahead to Xcel Energy to inflate power bills here in North Dakota to recover the cost of building wind energy capacity in compliance with green energy policy in other states. Commissioner Randy Christmann, who voted no, made it clear why this was a terrible

Judge Reviewing Davis Refinery Situation Says State Regulators Can’t Expand Their Jurisdiction Based on Speculation

The Dakota Resource Council, a local front group for the national environmental movement to impede fossil fuel development, has recently been making a stink about the Davis Refinery which is currently under construction near Belfield, North Dakota. In the past the DRC and other activists have opposed the refinery because, according to them, it’s too

Democrats Encouraging Former Obama Appointee Aaron Krauter to Run for the U.S. House

Back in October I wrote about Aaron Krauter, an Obama appointee and a former state lawmaker, clearly being interested in getting back into North Dakota politics. Krauter left his federal appointment to the Farm Service Agency with the election of President Donald Trump, and had a one year cool down period where he couldn’t get

Podcast: Congressman Cramer Says Heitkamp’s Vote Against Abortion Was “More Like North Korea Than North Dakota”

The full audio of today’s radio show is below. You can tune in weekdays from 12-2pm on WDAY 970 AM and 93.1 FM in the Fargo area or subscribe to the podcast and have the audio delivered directly to your device daily. Congressman Kevin Cramer was on today for his weekly open phones segment, taking

Democrat Announces Campaign for North Dakota’s Public Service Commission

A Democrat from central North Dakota has announced – way, way early – that he’s seeking a seat on the Public Service Commission. Casey Buchmann is from Washburn. He ran for the state House in 2016 in District 8 and earned just over 12 percent of the vote, coming in third among four candidates. He says

Josh Gallion Wins Auditor Endorsement From NDGOP Convention

“Josh Gallion’s campaign is brought to you by the letters P, S, and C,” a delegate texted to me during the voting on the Auditor race between Gallion and former Bismarck Tribune publisher Brian Kroshus. Gallion is currently an accountant at the Public Service Commission, and enjoyed strong backing from the commissioners there (thus the delegate’s

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Another Potential Statewide Democrat Candidate Declines To Run

Well, more specifically, he’s declining to run for statewide office. Previously state Rep. Corey Mock, known for his twee hipster aesthetic and not living in his current legislative district, had flirted with potentially running for Auditor. Mock has made a lot of noise about ethics during his time in the Legislature, and some saw the Auditor

Second Republican Announces Candidacy For State Auditor

As Democrats struggle to find candidates to fill even top of the ticket races like Governor and U.S. Senator, it seems Republicans are going to see competition in even their down-ticket races. First we learned that Bismarck Tribune publisher Brian Kroshus is running for State Auditor as a Republican. Now comes word that Josh Gallion will

Bismarck Tribune Publisher Brian Kroshus Expected To Seek NDGOP Nomination For State Auditor

Yesterday we got news that Bob Peterson – a Republican and North Dakota’s Auditor since 1996 – will not be seeking a sixth term in office in 2016. This morning I can report that Brian Kroshus, currently the publisher of the Bismarck Tribune, is expected to seek the office. I’m told by sources close to Kroshus that