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Lawmakers Should Make Regular Public Input a Requirement at Public Meetings

Lawmakers Should Make Regular Public Input a Requirement at Public Meetings

North Dakota’s open records and open meetings laws are very, very good. But one loophole in them is that, while they require that almost all public meetings be open to the public, there is no legal requirement for public involvement in those meetings. In my experience most local governing entities in the state – from

North Dakota’s Local Governments Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Ban Public Input at Open Meetings

North Dakota’s open records and open meetings laws are very, very good. But one loophole in them is that, while they require that almost all public meetings be open to the public, there is no legal requirement for public involvement in those meetings. That loophole has begun to manifest itself in some troubling ways. One

LegitSlater: Go Vote

Tomorrow is an important day in North Dakota, although many may not know; or if they do, care. Tomorrow is the primary election day in the state, and while granted the partisan party races are pretty much decided by default, many other important decisions are being made on both a statewide and local basis. The

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