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On November 1st, Congressman Kelly Armstrong joined my radio show, “Afternoons Live” on KFGO to discuss the week in politics. We began our discussion laying out the request made earlier that day for a disaster declaration for 47 of North ...

For many farming communities in North Dakota, nothing is sounding the alarm with more urgency than flooding. Over the summer, it seemed every headline was about the unbelievable amounts of rainfall. And, adding to the extreme weather was the unprecedented ...

Today a subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hear updates on the Trump Administration’s moves to exempt oil refiners from blending requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The hearing is titled, “Protecting the RFS: The Trump ...

KFGO host Tyler Axness visits with North Dakota Farmers Union President Mark Watne about his efforts to accelerate Market Facilitation Payments to farmers amid tough times. You can listen to the interview below and read the following from News and ...

Last year, Kevin Cramer questioned the “pain threshold” of family farmers who are feeling the negative impacts of the ongoing trade war with China. He then accused those raising the concerns – including farmers themselves – of creating a “hysteria” ...

Bipartisan push back continues to the Trump administration’s ethanol exemptions for big oil. Since taking office, President Trump and his EPA have handed out 85 waivers to refineries that includes 31 exemptions granted in August of 2019. The latest round ...

The annual Policy Summit hosted by the Greater North Dakota Chamber of Commerce is taking place in Bismarck. Business and community leaders gather each year to discuss public policy issues in the state. One of today’s panel focuses was on ...

Following the Friday morning news that China would impose additional tariffs on American imports, President Trump took to Twitter frustrated. In a tweet, Trump “ordered” private companies to change how they do business. The tweet, in addition to the tariff ...

Tensions between the United States and China have increased yet again as the trade war continues. Recently, President Trump announced a 10% tariff on $300 billion in Chinese goods. American businesses and consumers will be paying the import tax. In ...

President Trump said he was under little pressure to get a trade deal done with China at the G20 Summit. Following his meeting with President Xi, Trump tweeted he is “in no hurry.” Meanwhile, national farm debt is expected to ...