Ethics

It seems there is bitterness certain legislators have toward the public over their approval of Measure 1. We broke down how legislators believe they’re smarter than voters when they introduced SCR 4001. The timing of this resolution in relation to ...

In one of the first proposals submitted to the incoming North Dakota Legislature, Senator David Hogue is wanting to give the Legislative assembly the final say on citizen-led initiated measures. The resolution comes just weeks after North Dakota voters passed ...

While lobbyists have poured money into opposing North Dakota’s anti-corruption measure, some of those same organizations and councils have been pouring your tax dollars into their own projects. In some cases, those special interest groups have such a cozy relationship ...

Measure two is a nuanced measure pushed by former NDGOP Chair and current State Senate candidate for District 35, Gary Emineth. A lot of speculation has gone into why there is this push to amend the North Dakota Constitution. Adding ...

The list of politicians opposing Measure 1 continues to grow with the latest being State Auditor Josh Gallion. Gallion made his view known as he spoke to lobbyist groups who have gathered to oppose the measure according to Prairie Public. ...

A number of lobbyist organizations officially oppose Measure 1, the anti-corruption measure. If passed, it would create additional transparency on lobbying influence on elected officials among other changes. Some of the organizations come as no surprise. Other groups have reportedly ...

Yesterday the Greater North Dakota Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Policy Summit. The event houses a number of panels to discuss issues in ND. One of them was on the anti-corruption measure. Since it’s beginning, I’ve said we’ll need ...

Americans for Prosperity’s North Dakota State Director Mike Fedorchak joined me on radio this morning to talk about the conservative group’s decision to not endorse Kevin Cramer “at this time.” While we visited about that decision, I asked what other ...

This week, the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference (WBPC) will take place in Bismarck. The conference is hosted by the North Dakota Petroleum Council, North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, and the Government of Saskatchewan – Ministry of the Economy according ...

It’s true what they say, some things just don’t change. The latest example is the conduct of Kevin Cramer during a North Dakota campaign. In a letter printed in the Fargo Forum, Katherine Satrom explained how Cramer and his campaign ...