Politics / Elections

North Dakota signs executive order to slow COVID-19 spread from travelers

The order would apply to those returning to the state internationally or from one of the 23 states that have been classified as having widespread disease by the CDC

FARGO, N.D. — There continues to be a concern about people traveling into the state of North Dakota and the potential that they may spread COVID-19. Governor Doug Burgum signed an executive order to help slow that spread. The order specifically involves individuals returning to the state internationally or from one of the 23 states that have been classified as…

House Passes $2.2T Rescue Package, Rushes It to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has given near-unanimous approval to legislation designed to prevent the economy from collapsing and rush resources to overburdened health care providers and struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic. The unprecedented $2.2 trillion relief package passed the chamber by voice vote Friday after an impassioned session conducted along the social distancing guidelines imposed by the…

Senate Passes $2.2T Coronavirus Aid Plan, House Votes Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a mammoth $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic, an unprecedented response amid record new jobless claims and mounting evidence that the economy is in a recession. The unanimous Senate vote late Wednesday came despite misgivings on both sides about whether it goes too far…

White House, Congress Agree on $2 Trillion Virus Rescue Bill

The Senate is likely to pass the measure Wednesday afternoon.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Senate leaders of both political parties have reached agreement on a $2 trillion measure to rush aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. The urgently needed measure is the largest economic rescue measure in history. The Senate is likely to pass the measure Wednesday afternoon. In…

LIVE: Daily White House Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

President Donald J. Trump and the Coronavirus Task Force hold a press conference at the White House. Posted by Fox News on Monday, March 23, 2020 WASHINGTON–The White House Coronavirus Task Force is hosting their daily briefing at approximately 4:30 p.m. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will more than likely make appearances. KVRR will be streaming the…

North Dakota Democratic Party Endorses Zach Raknerud For Congress

He will challenge Republican Rep. Kelly Armstrong

FARGO, N.D. — In a virtual convention due to coronavirus concerns, the North Dakota Democratic Party endorsed Zach Raknerud of Minot to run for the U.S. House of Representatives. The House seat is currently occupied by Republican Representative Kelly Armstrong, who is seeking reelection. Raknerude unsuccessfully ran for state legislature in 2018. He says from that experience and over the…

LIVE: Daily Coronavirus Task Force Briefing from White House

WASHINGTON–Vice President Mike Pence and the Coronavirus Task Force are holding their daily press briefing at approximately 10:45 a.m. President Donald Trump has led the briefings in previous days, but there is no confirmation he will be present on Friday. KVRR will stream the briefing on KVRR.com and our Facebook page. Categories: Coronavirus, Politics / Elections Tags: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Task…