North Dakota’s 67th Legislative session to look at COVID-19 response

"There's probably going to be an effort especially in the House of Representatives to try to curl back and curtain the governor's emergency powers."

BISMARCK, N.D.¬† — On Tuesday, North Dakota lawmakers are meeting for the 67th legislative session to discuss bonding, economic recovery, and the response to the pandemic. Republicans have wide majorities in both houses. “There’s going to be a lot of discussion about bonding and how bonding will relate to the legacy fund,”Prairie Public Radio News Director, Dave Thompson said. Thompson…

Democratic-NPL responds to Governor Burgum’s State of the State Address

The minority party revealed what issues they believed Burgum did not provide proper solutions for.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Following Governor Burgum’s State of the State Address, members the North Dakota Democratic Nonpartisan League addressed the media in response. The minority party pointed out that there were issues that were not addressed by the majority during the State of the State. This includes improvements in salaries for educators, a better plan to fund rural infrastructure…

Democrat Rep. Josh Boschee of Fargo Chosen As Minority Leader

He replaces Rep. Corey Mock of Grand Forks who decided not to seek the position

BISMARCK, ND —¬†North Dakota Democrats have a new house minority leader. They have chosen Rep. Josh Boschee of Fargo. He replaces Rep. Corey Mock of Grand Forks who decided not to seek the position. Boschee ran for Secretary of State in November but lost to incumbent Al Jaeger. Democrats also re-elected Sen. Joan Heckaman of New Rockford as senate minority…