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Elected leaders in Bismarck claim “confusion” from voters make changes necessary when it comes to ballot measures. Because of that “confusion” our State Constitution has become “vulnerable” according to State Senators. Therefore, they continue to approve changes to the constitutional ...

How North Dakota is artistically presented has been a point of contention over recent years. Remember the uproar when the new design for the license plates was revealed? The latest dispute over design comes because of the new North Dakota ...

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 ...

Earlier this week, we learned that Heidi Heitkamp and Kevin Cramer have agreed to three debates in October. What has been left out of those reports is that Kevin Cramer has rejected participation in at least four other debates. For ...

Here they go again. Governor Doug Burgum and Senator John Hoeven hosted a meeting in North Dakota and then closed the doors behind them. They banned the public and press from attending. The meeting was about the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion which ...

The former CEO of Equifax, Richard Smith, had a tough week. Smith faced Congress to explain how in the world 145 million Americans’ personal information was compromised on his watch. His answer, blame it on one guy who was supposed ...

Last Friday, North Dakota’s University Chancellor Mark Hagerott called into KFGO’s News and Views with Joel Heitkamp. It was the Chancellor’s first public comments following the firing of Lisa Feldner and a compromising 2016 compliance report. The unscheduled call by a ...

Ben Hanson was a guest of mine on “Afternoons Live” yesterday. Hanson is seeking the Democratic-NPL nomination for the U.S. House. He joined me to talk about maintaining funding for children’s health insurance programs that is set to expire on ...

On Tuesday, we broke the story that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt would be holding two events on Wednesday in North Dakota but the public and the press would be barred from both. That story has caught a lot of attention ...

Today I hosted “News and Views with Joel Heitkamp” on KFGO 790AM based in Fargo, ND. I had hoped to have some time to talk about the subject of a FiveThirtyEight article sent to me this week but ran out of ...