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Lawsuit Against State of North Dakota Claims 2017 Statute Unconstitutional

It would affect state resources include the mineral rights of Lake Sakakawea and other royalties

  FARGO, N.D. —┬áState Rep. Marvin Nelson and Paul Sorum, a 2012 GOP candidate for governor of North Dakota, are two of five plaintiffs bringing a lawsuit against the state. They claim a 2017 statute transferring almost $2 billion of North Dakota state resources is unconstitutional. Those state resources include the mineral rights of Lake Sakakawea and other royalties. If…