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Citing "Legal Limbo" Fargo Democrat Scot Kelsh Latest Legislator To Retire

Rep. Scot Kelsh, a Demcorat representing Fargo’s District 11, told me this morning that he’s not running for re-election in 2014. “Not stating any reasons at this time,” he told me. “I’ll just say that it is time to move on. Some things in legal limbo.” Not sure if that last comment is a reference

Two Fargo Republican Legislators Announce They Won't Be Running For Re-Election

Two Fargo-area Republican legislators – Senator Tony Grindberg and Rep. Joe Heilman – have announced that they won’t be running for re-election in 2014. Grindberg is the double-dipping former NDSU employee and, it could be said, leader of the “Bison Caucus” in the legislature. An interesting bit of trivia that’s apropos of nothing: Both Grindberg

Sixteen North Dakota House Members Had Perfect Attendance

Following up on yesterday’s post about attendance in the state legislature, we saw that Republicans were a bit better at showing up to work than Democrats. Now let’s take a closer look at the House of Representatives (Senate tomorrow). The full ranking is below. First, let’s give some credit to the sixteen legislators from both

If A Third Of Booze Sales Are Going To Underage Drinkers, Maybe Laws Against Underage Drinking Don't Work

“In 2009 underage customers accounted for 30% of all alcohol consumed in this state totaling $69 million in sales,” said Rep. Joe Heilman on the floor of the North Dakota House today where he was arguing in favor of a bill to increase penalties for those who deliver booze to underage drinkers. KXNet – Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson

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