STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Emineth will not seek RNC post
Former North Dakota Republican Party Chairman Gary Emineth has sent out an e-mail announcing he will not seek the party's national chairman post.
Here is the e-mail:
Sent this out to members of the ... Posted on 11/17/10 at 8:32 PM
A divided Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday narrowly approved a Democratic bill expanding required federal background checks for nearly all gun purchases, but put off immediate consideration of an assault weapons ban.
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation Thursday toughening laws against people who illegally buy guns for others as lawmakers cast the first votes in Congress to curb firearms since December's horrific shootings at a Connecticut elementary school.
The Jamestown Finance and Legal, Building, Planning and Zoning, Civic Center and Promotion committees will not meet on Tuesday. Instead they will be with the committees meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday. Those are the Police and Fire and Public Works committees.
The study on the city’s sanitary sewer system is about two months away from a tangible report, City Engineer Reed Schwartzkopf told the City Council’s Public Works Committee at its meeting Thursday.
Mayor Clarice Liechty and Councilman Ken Schulz were absent.
Local Government Advisory Study Committee is scheduled at 8 p.m. April 6, in the Heritage Room of the Nafus Student Center located on the Jamestown College Campus, 800 Fifth Ave. N.E., Jamestown. The meeting is open to the public.
The Stutsman County Commission approved the formation of a committee to take input from the public regarding road issues during its regular meeting Tuesday.
“We’ve got to have public meetings to let them know what we’re doing,” said Mike Zimmerman, road superintendent. “We want to get input from the public on the tough decisions.”
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell vowed Monday that North Dakotans won’t lose their influence in the U.S. Senate if John Hoeven is elected in November.
McConnell pledged to appoint Hoeven to two Senate committees — Appropriations and Energy and Natural Resources — and vowed to see to fruition the construction of permanent flood protection in the Red River Valley once Hoeven is in office.
By Kristen M. Daum, Forum Communications Co.
, January 19, 2010
FARGO, N.D. – If North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven is elected to the U.S. Senate, he will serve on the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Senate Energy Committee, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged today in Fargo.
With Mayor Clarice Liechty absent, the Jamestown Finance and Legal Committee passed a resolution reaffirming the legitimacy of the actions of one of its board members in regard to documentation for a PACE interest buy down for a Jamestown business.
The zoning variance hearing scheduled for today concerning application fees for a proposed commercial wind farm in Stutsman County has been cancelled. Just Wind withdrew its request in a letter e-mailed to county officials Monday.
The City Council’s Public Works Committee voted Thursday to hold off on a decision regarding grease, oil and dirt going through the city’s wastewater treatment plant pending discussion with the State Health Department and Cavendish Farms.
Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., will continue as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee despite a vacancy at the Senate Agriculture Committee.
Conrad had the seniority to take over the Agriculture Committee with Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, leaving the chairman’s post to lead the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
By Ken Thomas, The Associated Press
, September 10, 2009
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