Tag Archives: Pamela Anderson

Smoke billows from a cigarette at the Parrot's Cay Tavern and Grill in Grand Forks. Grand Forks Herald photo by Sarah Kolberg.

Legislation Would Raise North Dakota’s Tobacco Age to 19, but Exempts Active Military Members

Legislation Would Raise North Dakota’s Tobacco Age to 19, but Exempts Active Military Members

Currently North Dakota bans tobacco use for minors (vaping is included as tobacco use, even though it’s a much different thing). “Minors” means anyone under the age of 18. But legislation introduced by state Rep. Pamela Anderson (D-Fargo) would raise that age to 19, unless you’re an active member of the U.S. military. You can

North Dakota candidates, from left, Rep. Pamela Anderson, House, Paula Thomas, Senate, and Bradon Medenwald, House, announce their campaigns Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at Simply Made Apps, Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service

Raheem Williams: Dear Rep. Pam Anderson, Our Schools Are Extraordinarily Safe

This guest post was submitted by Raheem Williams, the policy director for the North Dakota Young Republicans. Recently Democratic Rep. Pam Anderson was quoted in the Forum saying, “My American dream is that my grandkids don’t get shot in school.” Well, thanks to sensationalist media, most of our friends on the left are severely misinformed

State Senator Dick Dever (R-Bismarck) suggests during floor debate that a bill repealing the state's blue laws might be an atheist plot.

Video: Senate Votes Down Blue Laws Repeal Amid Bizarre Rant About Atheists

After the House passed a repeal of North Dakota’s blue laws – the prohibition on some types of retail sales on Sunday mornings – I expected smooth sailing in the state Senate. The Senate, after all, is typically perceived as being at least somewhat less socially conservative than the House. Boy was I wrong. The

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Bill Would Make Vaping and Tobacco Use Illegal for Adults up to Age 19

When you turn 18 you’re generally considered an adult under the law, meaning you can do all sorts of stuff from voting to serving in the military. But if legislation backed by state Rep. Pamela Anderson, a Democrat from Fargo, becomes law you wouldn’t be able to purchase tobacco or even vaping products. Here are

Is It About More Women In Politics, Or More Liberal Women In Politics?

The North Dakota Women’s Network is an organization which claims to want more women in politics for no other reason than they believe there aren’t enough women serving in public office. They’re celebrating the fact that there’s more women serving in the legislature this year than any other time is history. Which is a victory,

Lawmaker Says Relationship Between House, Senate Leaders Is "Worse I've Ever Seen"

I was speaking with a lawmaker friend yesterday who clued me in to what is apparently a bad relationship between House Majority Leader Al Carlson and Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner. I had both gentlemen on the radio with me earlier this week and they did a good job of promoting a unified message, but