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Fargo Commissioner Says It’s “Disingenuous” to “Bitch” About Company Getting $4.6 Million Subsidy They Said They Don’t Need

Fargo Commissioner Says It’s “Disingenuous” to “Bitch” About Company Getting $4.6 Million Subsidy They Said They Don’t Need

There were some fireworks at a meeting of Fargo’s city commission tonight. The genesis for the controversy was an application made by a company called Aldevron for a $4.6 million payment in lieu of tax (or PILOT) subsidy for an expansion they’re building. According to the commission’s posted agenda, the subsidy would have the company

Podcast: Heitkamp Uses Trump Supporter in Ad, Tony Gehrig Talks Fargo City Hall Costs, Earl Pomeroy Calls Out Attorney General Stenehjem

On today’s radio show we talked about Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s new campaign ad in which she uses a man who claims to have voted for Donald Trump to defend her record on border security. Fargo City Commissioner Tony Gehrig talks about the city hall project going roughly 33 percent over budget. Former Congressman Earl Pomeroy

Senator Heitkamp Finally Agrees to Interview on My Radio Show, Just Not When I’m Hosting

I’ve long been a critic of incumbent Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s resistance to accessibility, be it with the media or the public. The Senator doesn’t like to put herself in situations where she might get tough questions. Especially not in a setting where she might be asked to candidly react to comments or questions from the

Podcast: Jaeger Talks About Re-Entering Secretary of State Race After Gardner Campaign Implodes

“When that news broke it changed everything.” That’s what incumbent Secretary of State Al Jaeger told me on my radio show today. He was referring to news that erstwhile Republican Secretary of State candidate Will Gardner, who had defeated Jaeger for the NDGOP’s endorsement earlier this month, was stopping his campaign amid scandal. Jaeger said

Podcast: Responding to McFeely, Special Assessments, North Dakota Secession

I took some time on the radio show today to respond to criticism Mike McFeely has thrown at me for writing too often, and too critically, of his preferred candidate for the U.S Senate. I also spoke to Fargo City commission candidate Tim Flakoll about his plan for special assessments. Current Commissioner Tony Gehrig, who

Fargo City Commissioner Tony Gehrig Claims Someone Is Impersonating Him in Negative Reviews of Local Businesses

In a Facebook post put up last night Fargo City Commissioner Tony Gehrig claims someone is impersonating him on the internet. “So someone has created an account named ‘T Gehrig’ here in Fargo giving some 60 or so local businesses and charities 1 star reviews,” he wrote. “I’m sure it has nothing to do with

Tony Gehrig: Incentives Don’t Lower Property Taxes

I do not blame any company for seeking incentives. Rather, I blame the government for giving them away. Incentives represent an unfair and unsustainable tax system that affects real people. Some proponents, mainly those receiving the incentives, are attempting to rebrand incentives as a good thing for everyone. Many even advocate for expanding them even

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