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Senator Nicole Poolman (R-Bismarck) speaks in favor of her resolution to study the Life Skills and Transition Center in Grafton, ND.

Video: “People With Disabilities Shouldn’t Be Seen as a Means of Economic Development”

Video: “People With Disabilities Shouldn’t Be Seen as a Means of Economic Development”

The floor debate today in the state Senate over  was probably one of the most frustrating spectacles I’ve seen to date in the 2017 legislative session. Governor Doug Burgum campaigned on a platform of reinventing state government. Making it more efficient. Finding a way for public servants to do more with less. What the Senate

State Senator Janne Myrdal, a Republican from District 10, argues in favor of her bill allowing local school boards to waive weather make up days.

Video: Should School Boards Have to Ask the Governor to Waive Weather Make up Days?

“I did not think this one would be that controversial,” state Senator Janne Myrdal (R-District 10) said of her bill, SB2220, during a floor debate. I didn’t think it would be controversial either. The change is pretty simple. Under current law if a school wants to waive the obligation to make up days lost due

State Senator Merrill Piepkorn, a Democrat from Fargo, speaks against legislation loosening requirements for carrying a concealed carry weapons permit.

State Senate Votes to Loosen Requirements for Carrying Concealed Carry Permits

Under current North Dakota if you are the holder of a valid concealed carry permit but get caught carrying your weapon without your permit on your person you will be cited for a Class A Misdemeanor. Today the state Senate voted to loose that law a bit, passing by a 44-2 margin SB2139, introduced by

Hundreds Of Activists Pack Republican District Conventions Across North Dakota

In his column today Mike Jacobs alludes to some interesting outcomes for Republican legislative races in three districts across the state: In District 28, William Kretschmar—a long-serving member of the North Dakota House—was defeated. He’s regarded as too tolerant on social issues. Likewise in District 36, Alan Fehr lost to a candidate who presented himself

Senator Joe Miller Stepping Down May Set Up Nomination Fight In District 10

Republican tate Senator Joe Miller of Park River, who represents District 10 in the northeast part of the state, announced that he won’t be seeking re-election in 2016. Miller has served in the Senate since first getting elected to public office in 2008. You can read this press release below. What’s interesting is that the

Janne Myrdal: UND Professors Views On Measure 1 "Insulting And Preposterous"

Assistant UND Law Professor Steven Morrison had two articles published in August in the Grand Forks Herald making his views known regarding Measure 1, the Human Life Amendment. We sent in several letters to refute his claims, that went unpublished. His missive on August 18th deserves a particular response. He falsely accuses distinguished constitutional lawyer

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