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How dare you, North Dakota voters. What was it you were thinking when you voted to create an ethics commission and provide additional transparency on lawmakers after they explicitly and repeatedly rejected it themselves? Better yet, why did you force ...

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 ...

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 ...

Since the 2015 North Dakota Legislature cut the oil extraction tax rate from 6.5% to 5%, it has reduced potential revenue by approximately $570 million dollars. The figure was obtained from Legislative Council, the non-partisan council that works for the ...

Public polling is often difficult to come by in North Dakota politics. Yet, today housed on the front page of the Fargo Forum is a poll result on recreational marijuana. The poll was conducted by Odney Advertising. Why did Odney ...

A truly symbolic moment took place in the North Dakota State Capitol today. It encompassed the Legislature’s approach to government and showed their priorities. At approximately 10 a.m. the Health Services Committee veered from its agenda and took a recess. ...

We’ve already been bombarded by political advertisements for the midterm election. There really is little a person can do to avoid them. The thing is, we know the saturated airwaves will get worse the closer we get to November. Candidates ...

The low voter turnout on Tuesday’s Primary left a lot of people asking why aren’t people voting. Less than 20% of eligible voters cast a ballot. That is incredibly disappointing. Yet, Kevin Cramer’s campaign found a way to rejoice. To ...

I’m disappointed. You should be too. This isn’t about partisan politics. No, this is about being a decent human being. It is about running an organization that understands sympathy. About upholding the true values of North Dakota and the people ...

Late Monday, Politico reported Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed a lawsuit against the non-profit American Action Network (AAN). The lawsuit aimed at the Paul Ryan-aligned group is the latest of its kind alleging a non-profit used most ...