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Plain Talk: State Senator Explains Why She Brought Back Decriminalization of Marijuana

Plain Talk: State Senator Explains Why She Brought Back Decriminalization of Marijuana

State Senator Kristin Roers (R-Fargo) is a cousin to state Rep. Shannon Roers Jones (R-Fargo). The latter Roers introduced legislation to decriminalize marijuana earlier this session only to see it defeated. That prompted the former Roers to resurrect it by way of floor amendment in the Senate. To give the legislation its “day in court”

Rep. Randy Boehning

Podcast: “The Only Thing Grindr Is Good for Is Making Sausages and Hamburgers”

Republican state Representative Randy Boehning was last on the ballot in 2014. In 2015, contemporaneous to a contentious vote on gay rights legislation, Boehning admitted to sending a man unsolicited and explicit pictures of himself on Grindr. That’s an app which bills itself as “the world’s largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and

Senator Heidi Heitkamp speaks on the floor of the U.S. Senate.

This Is the Sort of Thing That Will Make Heidi Heitkamp’s Tax Vote Hurt

Senator Heidi Heitkamp is still trying to defend her vote against tax reform by claiming it doesn’t help middle class Americans. The problem is, even as she’s making those claims, this is the reality many North Dakotans are finding in their paychecks: First paycheck with my new tax rate…+ $89 every two weeks. I promise

Podcast: That Blue Alert Thing, Legislative Candidate Kristin Roers, and Senator John Hoeven

Is the Government going to shut down tonight? “I hope not,” Senator John Hoeven told me on today’s radio show. He made a really good point about the Democratic filibuster of legislation to keep the government running. What, exactly, is in the bill that they don’t like? Are they really willing to shut down the