North Dakota Politics

The use of state-owned property is limited specifically when it comes to “political purposes.” Chapter 16.1-10 is the Corrupt Practices section of the North Dakota Century Code and lays out ...

Congressman Kevin Cramer has filed a joint fundraising agreement with the Federal Election Commission (FEC). The agreement may give us a clearer picture into his 2018 intentions. Cramer has pushed ...

In a moment of on-record candor, the Griggs County Commission blast the North Dakota Legislature for their handling of the state’s budget. Offering their disapproval during a discussion of NDSU ...

House Majority Leader Al Carlson is officially running for reelection. The announcement first appeared in an article written by John Hageman of Forum Communications. Arguably the most powerful politician in ...

Following my Friday morning post where I pointed out what seemed to be an unnecessary delay from the Governor’s office in response to an open record request, they delivered at ...

Almost two full business weeks later and still no response to an open record request directed at the Governor’s office. The request submitted was narrowed to communications between the Governor’s ...

At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Friday, October 20th, news broke of Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger’s charge for driving under the influence. The news became public three weeks after the occurrence in ...

This morning the Grand Forks Herald published an interesting editorial about paid and unpaid internships in Congress. In it, they make the argument that internships should be paid because it costs ...

Congressman Kevin Cramer’s fundraising continues to plummet in 2017. As an incumbent, Cramer only raised $103,325 in the third quarter of this year. This is down from the second quarter ...

Late last night President Trump, in his continued attempt to undermine insurance markets, decided to end the cost-sharing reductions (CSR) to insurance companies. The subsidies are to help low-income consumers with ...