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Dorso Column: Things Change Quickly At The End Of The Legislative Session

Dorso Column: Things Change Quickly At The End Of The Legislative Session

The last few weeks of the legislative session are here. As the standing committees act on the last of the bills assigned to them we need to pay close attention. Amendments to Senate bills and vice versa can radically change a piece of legislation. As an example, a bill passed in the House goes over

Dorso Column: Reflecting On Important Issues In The Legislature

As usual the second half of the legislative session is when the more controversial legislation begins to get a lot of attention. This is as it should be and when the citizens should be paying attention. As was noted in SAB, bills and resolutions passed now are only the governor’s signature away from being enacted.

Dorso Column: Why It Works

Since I began writing a column for SAB I have become an off and on reader of the blog. On days I am not moving a boat or fixing one I enjoy seeing what is transpiring in the North Dakota legislature. I also enjoy the SAB reader’s reactions. I am fully aware that many in

Dorso Column: The Legislature Is In The Swing Of Things Now

Your legislators are in to the swing of things now. There are 468 House bills and 375 Senate bills which will have to be dealt with. There is always the possibility of delayed bills being introduced after the deadlines the House and Senate have imposed on themselves, but that shouldn’t be a significant number. As

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