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Congressman Cramer Introduces Bill to Name Fargo Research Center After Former Governor Ed Schafer

Congressman Cramer Introduces Bill to Name Fargo Research Center After Former Governor Ed Schafer

Last week North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer introduced a bill in Congress – HR2154 – which would rename the USDA’s Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center after former North Dakota Governor Ed Schafer. “The Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center in Fargo, North Dakota, shall hereafter be known and designated as the ‘Edward T. Schafer

Video: Senate Passes Bill Closing Down Some Public Access to Job Applicant Information

Earlier today former Governor Ed Schafer wrote a post for SAB about SB2152. He’s in favor of it, arguing that North Dakota will get more and better applications for public jobs if we don’t make those applications a public record until the final hiring round. Today the state Senate voted in favor of it as

Ed Schafer: SB2152 Will Result in Better Government

A Fargo FORUM editorial screams: “Reject bill that would invite secrecy.” It seems to me their tirade points to why nobody reads the newspapers anymore! Concerning Senate Bill 2152, nothing could be farther from the truth. The proposed public policy that would be generated by this legislative action regards protecting the privacy of applicants for

Audio: Former Gov. Ed Schafer Says He Doesn’t Think “State Has Done a Good Job” Handling #NoDAPL

I had former Governor Ed Schafer on my radio show today and while most of our conversation focused on the upcoming legislative session – he had some interesting perspective on Doug Burgum coming in as a first-term governor – but his most interesting comments were about the State of North Dakota’s handling of the #NoDAPL

This Is Why Republicans Have Dominated Government in North Dakota for More Than Two Decades

One popular bit of mythology often espoused by Democrats here in North Dakota is that the “Republican super majority” in state government marches in lock step to advance some sort of extreme right-wing agenda. They’re fond of suggesting that the state government marches in tune to edicts from House Majority Leader Al Carlson and “big

Marty Riske: Governor Dalrymple Should Appoint Ed Schafer to Solve North Dakota’s Budget Mess

North Dakota’s reliance on oil industry taxation and the related sales tax continue to deflate.  Just this week, the announcement that year-over-year quarterly taxable sales have dropped by a full third (33%) which shows us that the budget that has been built up over the last several legislative sessions cannot be considered a starting point.

Gary Emineth: The Truth Of The Matter In The Burgum Vs. Stenehjem Campaign

As most of you already know, back on May 19th, I endorsed Doug Burgum and Brent Sanford for Governor and Lt. Governor. This is the right team, with the right experience, to lead our state through the significant fiscal challenges we face. Last week, Gov. Ed Schafer joined me in endorsing Burgum and Sanford, echoing