North Dakota Politics

The Appropriations Committee has a few new faces this session. This committee will have a tall task in finalizing the budget for the next biennium. Among the new members is ...

At 10:00 am today, Republican Governor Jack Dalrymple presented his final budget to the Legislative Assembly. As you likely know, Dalrymple decided to not seek another term. Doug Burgum will take ...

It is long past due for the State of North Dakota to be smart about energy oversight. On December 6th an oil pipeline leak was discovered near Belfield, ND. The ...

Today starts the three-day Organizational Session for the 65th Legislature. Three days of computer training, learning the basic division of powers, and understanding your role as a legislator. Seems rather ...

The attacks on teacher unions are not new to politics. With President-elect Trump’s Department of Education nomination of Betsy DeVos, I don’t see that trend ending anytime soon. However, we don’t need ...

There is no shortage of coverage on what is taking place near Standing Rock. The pipeline protest entering its fifth month has been top of mind in our region. As the Army ...

  The biggest winner is House Majority Leader Al Carlson. Carlson already carried a big stick leaving many in his party trembling at the mere thought of disagreeing with him. Cross Carlson in ...

[av_layerslider id=’4′] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] At the last Legislative Management meeting of the 2016 interim, republicans in the North Dakota House voted against the Human Services Committee report. Why you ...