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Grand Forks Democrat Claims She Stiffed Client Because She Was Depressed

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

Video: North Dakota Senate Passes Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

The North Dakota Senate today brought to the floor HB1362, which contains the expansion of the state Medicaid program originally mandated by Obamacare. The Supreme Court, however, ruled that the states get a choice. With a lot of Republicans saying they dislike the bill but will vote for it, the bill passed on a 33-14

Governor Dalrymple Receiving Death Threats Over Signing Pro-Life Legislation UPDATED: Gov Says No Threats

Yesterday news broke that a pro-abortion activist had been arrested for threatening the life of state Senator Margaret Sitte, who is a champion of pro-life legislation here in North Dakota. Now, according to a Facebook posting from a group started to oppose the pro-life legislation, Governor Jack Dalrymple has been receiving death threats as well:

North Dakota Liberals Get Hypocritical About Out-Of-State Pro-Life Funding

Now that pro-life legislation has been approved by the legislature, and as Governor Jack Dalrymple draws out this debate by taking his sweet time considering whether to sign or veto, Democrats and liberal interest groups have started talking about “out of state money” supporting the pro-life cause. It came up during this debate between a

Video: North Dakota Approves Three More Anti-Abortion Bills

The North Dakota House today had lengthy debate on four anti-abortion bills with originated in the Senate. This is “landmark legislation,” as Rep. Robin Weisz noted during the floor debate. “No state has made a statement like we’ve made today.” Here’s what got votes: SB2305 – Introduced by Senator Spencer Berry, this bill would require

Just A Reminder: Support For North Dakota's Pro-Life Bills Strong And Bi-Partisan

The Huffington Post has an article up today about Rep. Kathy Hawken organizing a protest of Republican legislators against the anti-abortion bills passed already, and a couple that are still advancing. “Hawken said that as a strong fiscal conservative, she is worried that the state will spend millions of dollars that could be put to

48% Of North Dakota Welfare Spending Is On Fast Food, Eating Out, ATM's And Movie Rentals

I wrote previously about disturbing numbers from the North Dakota Department of Human Services regarding the use of TANF (welfare) funds in the state. DHS hasn’t been very forthcoming with data, and in my previous post I was only able to tell you about percentages of funds spent on certain categories with no dollar amount

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