Bill Rohrich

Cass County Officials Fight F-M Flood Diversion Project Budget Gap

The legislature's proposal is $120 million short of what the county needs

REED TOWNSHIP, N.D. —┬áThe North Dakota Legislature is facing backlash after proposing an F-M diversion budget that’s creating a funding gap. Lawmakers and Cass County Commissioners are concerned after the legislature shoots down their budget request of $870 million for the diversion project. The legislature’s proposal comes up $120 million short in state funding, which some officials believe is not…