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Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan released a list of authorized military construction projects that are subject to being “canceled” or “reduced” by $3.6 billion and reallocated to pay for President Trump’s border wall. The compiled list was requested and published by ...

President Trump’s proposed $4.75 trillion budget doesn’t have places like North Dakota in mind. Desired cuts to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) including changes to the premium subsidy for crop insurance, cuts to the Department of Transportation (DOT), Department ...

On Friday, Senator Kevin Cramer said he had “concerns” about the “unnecessary” national emergency declaration from President Trump regarding the border wall. On Monday, Cramer told Fox Business he happens to “like the policy” and would vote against the resolution ...

President Trump’s former personal attorney, “fixer,” and Deputy Finance Chair for the National Republican Committee (RNC), Michael Cohen testified before the House Oversight Committee on February 27th. Cohen, who is about to go to prison for tax fraud, unlawful corporate ...

In the 2018 midterm, North Dakota and South Dakota elected two new Representatives to Congress. Both won as Republicans. South Dakota’s margin of victory was 61-35. North Dakota’s 60-35. Both serve At-Large representing their entire state. Yet, the February 26th ...

The North Dakota Legislature has declared February 25th, 2019 as “Bank of North Dakota Day.” The resolution, sponsored by legislative leaders in both chambers and from both parties is to congratulate the BND on its 100th year. It passed the ...

The partial government shutdown has officially become the longest in United States history. The shutdown has entered it’s 22nd day, just 24-hours after many federal workers received pay-stubs that were zeroed out in pay. Approximately 800,000 federal employees nationwide find ...

Congressman Kevin Cramer demands that taxpayers keep paying him a salary while the federal government is partially shut down due in no small part to his own vote. This is the second time the government has shut down during his ...

Late Friday afternoon, a federal judge in Texas ruled the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. The ruling came the day before the enrollment deadline and after years of chipping away at the law from the Trump administration. What ultimately set this ...

Not all lobbyists lost in this election. Just the groups and councils who have secretly pulled some levers in North Dakota government and wanted desperately to keep their special level of coziness. The North Dakota Petroleum Council spent $60,000, the ...