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Plain Talk: Bismarck Mayor Weighs in on Refugee Resettlement Ahead of Possible Vote

Plain Talk: Bismarck Mayor Weighs in on Refugee Resettlement Ahead of Possible Vote

MINOT, N.D. — The Burleigh County Commission will meet this week to discuss whether or not to put the question of refugee resettlement to a vote. Previously the Commission had voted 3-2 to allow resettlement to continue, albeit with a cap (no more than 25 per year) and a requirement that Lutheran Social Services make

Podcast: Bismarck Mayor Says Parkland Student Activists Are “Being Used as Pawns”

On the radio show today newly-elected Bismarck Mayor Steve Bakken joined me to discuss the recent visit to his community by the anti-gun student activists from Parkland High School, including David Hogg. Bakken spoke at a pro-2nd Amendment rally outside of the Parkland event and then was invited inside to listen to the presentation. He

Bismarck Mayor Mike Seminary Abused the Powers of His Office

There’s no getting around the fact that incumbency gives incumbents certain advantages in an election cycle. Things like name recognition, an already established campaign mechanism, etc. Perhaps this isn’t an entirely bad thing. Perhaps, if you’ve already won the trust of voters once, the bar should be a little higher for those seeking to unseat

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