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Senator Jon Casper: Legislature Has Already Taken Steps to Improve Transparency and Ethics

Senator Jon Casper: Legislature Has Already Taken Steps to Improve Transparency and Ethics

This guest post was submitted by state Senator Jon Casper, a Republican from Fargo. I led the charge last session to pass campaign finance reform. Republican legislative leaders co-authored the legislation and worked to pass SB 2343. The finance reform legislation Republicans passed was the most sweeping since the state started requiring any type of

North Dakota Republicans Introduce Their Own Campaign Transparency Legislation

Earlier this week Democrats announced a group of bills aimed at making politics in North Dakota more transparent. And most of the proposals, outside of yet another push for an ethics commission, are good ideas. Former state Rep. Ed Gruchalla showed us yesterday just how Democrats intend to use an ethics commission, proving just how terrible

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Fargo State Senator Jon Casper Considering Insurance Commissioner Race

Earlier this week we learned that nine year Republican incumbent Adam Hamm would not be seeking a third term as Insurance Commissioner. “That’s a lot of time dealing with Obamacare on a daily basis, dealing with fallout from Dodd-Frank which had an impact on insurance,” he told me. “It’s time to let someone else serve.”

Legislature Seeks To Ban Powdered Alcohol…Before It's Available

HB1464, sponsored by Rep. Alisa Mitskog (D-Wahpeton) and Senator Jon Casper (R-Fargo), seeks to ban powdered alcohol from being sold or used in North Dakota. Never heard of it before? That’s not surprising. It’s not currently for sale. But we still need to ban it, I guess. For the children: North Dakota lawmakers are joining

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