Wayne Stenehjem

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 ...

Yes, North Dakota politicians are threatening insurance protections for pre-existing condition. Some have made repeated attempts to accomplish this but have failed due to public outrage. Now facing that outrage again during an election and as a Republican lawsuit threatens ...

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 ...

Yesterday NDGOP candidates and officials attempted to “set the record straight” on their actions regarding health care. The attempt took place at a press conference in Bismarck. Reading the reports from journalists in attendance, there were quite a few misleading ...

If Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread are successful in their lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act, what does it mean for North Dakota’s Medicaid Expansion? It seems that unless an act of Congress were to follow, ...

Following last week’s acknowledgment from Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread that he had “assisted” Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem in the latest health care lawsuit, I submitted an open record request. I wanted to see what kind of assistance the Insurance Department ...

It seems history continues to be left out of reports and statements supporting the latest attempt to overturn the Affordable Care Act. With the increasing talk of state flexibility, we must point out what the North Dakota Legislature rejected in ...

A lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act has again placed the spotlight on health care in the midterm election. The lawsuit, originating with the Texas Attorney General, has the support and signature of North Dakota’s Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. ...

Last night President Trump officially nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court during a prime-time ceremony. The onslaught of political dollars will begin to flood into states like North Dakota to try and influence not only the opinion of our ...

The past few weeks, the news has been dominated by heartbreaking images of children separated from their parents — many of them seeking asylum from horrendous conditions in their home countries — and thrown into detention centers on our southern ...