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Incumbent U.S. Senator John Hoeven claims the GOP Republican bid

Incumbent Senator John Hoeven claims the GOP Republican nomination by a narrow margin over State Representative Rick Becker

  BISMARC K, N.D. (KVRR) — Sen. John Hoeven claims the GOP Republican nomination by a narrow margin over State Representative Rick Becker at the state convention in Bismarck. Hoeven got 1,224 votes to Becker’s 1,037. More than 2,300 delegates were present, making it the largest GOP convention in state history. Prairie Public Broadcasting’s News Director Dave Thompson says Hoeven…

Critical Race Theory Among Bills Proposed for ND Special Session

"The session could last a lot longer than five days."

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — The upcoming North Dakota special session planned to discuss redistricting and COVID-19 funding has taken a turn, as conservative issues may overshadow those measures. “The people I have talked to in the tax committees and the appropriation committees and among leadership say that is an issue that should be a full blown session and it is…

Second Half Of North Dakota Legislative Session Begins

BISMARCK, N.D. — State lawmakers are back in Bismarck for the second half of the legislative session. North Dakota Public Radio’s Dave Thompson says the biggest item facing lawmakers is the multi-million dollar bonding bill, much of that for the FM Diversion Project. “As it stands right now, it’s $680 million for bonding, with virtually all of the money going…