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Burgum Needs to Give up on Declining His Salary

Burgum Needs to Give up on Declining His Salary

I hate that our politicians, exploiting the populist mores of the electorate, are making a spectacle out of declining their salaries. It’s not just the government shutdown playing out at the national level, part of which has included politicians (including North Dakota’s Senator John Hoeven and Rep. Kelly Armstrong, though not Senator Kevin Cramer) donating

Senate Committee Approves Amendment Setting Governor Doug Burgum’s Salary to $1

Back during his campaign last year Governor Doug Burgum promised to forgo his salary. Since taking office, he’s spent a lot of time fight lawmakers to make that happen. Today a Senate committee approved an amendment to HB1001, the budget bill for the governor’s office, which will set the governor’s salary to $1 per year