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North Dakota May Have Finally Found Rock Bottom in Revenues Free Fall

North Dakota May Have Finally Found Rock Bottom in Revenues Free Fall

Yesterday the Office of Management and Budget released their final general fund revenue report for the 2015-2017 biennium which ended on June 30. You can read it in full below. Compared to the previous biennium – which set a record for general fund revenue collections – the State of North Dakota was down over $1.68

University System Looking At President's Emails Is "Chilling" Says Legislator Who Works For Said President

Valley News Live – KVLY/KXJB – Fargo/Grand Forks In a Valley News Live report about the controversy over NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s deleted emails, state Senator Tim Flakoll suggests that the real controversy is the fact that the North Dakota University System office was accessing those emails. Bresciani states in the letter several times that

Property Assessments Set To "Skyrocket" In North Dakota's Fourth Largest County

Republicans are busy touting the hundreds of millions of dollars worth of “property tax relief” they passed in the recent legislative session, but if property owners thought that was going to mean some relief on their property tax statements think again. In Ward County, the state’s fourth largest county, property taxes are set to “skyrocket”

Nearly Seven Months After Election, One ND County Found To Have More Votes Than Voters

An error apparently due to a hand-counting error, one that wasn’t caught by state authorities but rather the federal courts, saw one North Dakota counting 300 more votes than there were voters in the county according to the Grand Forks Herald. BISMARCK — More than six months after North Dakotans voted in the November general

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Heidi Heitkamp For Governor In 2016?

We’re well into the low-ebb in North Dakota’s political cycle. The elections are over. The legislative session is over. Now there’s little to do for the next several months other than speculate about what may take place during next year’s campaign season. One rumor I’ve been hearing persistently for a while now from credible sources

Grand Forks Democrat Claims She Stiffed Client Because She Was Depressed

The North Dakota Supreme Court has reprimanded state Senator Connie Triplett (D-Grand Forks) for a second time for misconduct as an attorney in a state. This time Senator Triplett apparently didn’t return a $500 retainer paid to her by a client, claiming that she was suffering from depression: The Supreme Court says Connie Triplett must

Correction: Senate Attendance Numbers Inaccurate

At the end of the legislative session we published attendance records for legislators in the House and the Senate. Since there is no central repository for attendance numbers, no government record which shows a votes missed total for each legislator, we had to compile that information from the daily House and Senate journals. It was

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