Public Meetings Scheduled to Discuss Potential Spring Flooding Threats

Each meeting will allow time at the end for the public to ask questions.

FARGO, N.D.–A series of meetings are scheduled to inform the public about the potential for 2020 spring flood threats and preventative measures to take. The meetings, hosted by the North Dakota State Water Commission and Department of Emergency Services, will be held in Fargo, Grand Forks and Jamestown. FEMA, the National Weather Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…

Plan to Livestream Legislative Committee Meetings Advances

Related costs, including closed captioning, top $100,000.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota is moving forward with a plan to livestream legislative committee meetings, despite some concerns about the cost of implementing the service. The Legislative Procedure and Arrangements Committee voted Wednesday to livestream committee meetings in two rooms of the state Capitol for the 2019-2020 interim. Related costs, including closed captioning, top $100,000. The 2021 Legislature could consider a…

Sen. Franken Calling Out Attorney General for “Insulting” Responses on Meetings with Russia

Franken made those comments during the Senate confirmation hearing of U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein for the position of deputy attorney general

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken is still not satisfied with the clarification given by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his involvement with Russian government officials. “I think he owes it to this committee to come back and to explain himself,” said Sen. Franken. “He answered a question I didn’t ask. And for him to put this…